THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGHWAY — GATEWAY TO THE HEART OF NATURE’S EMPIRE VOLUME I1X NUMBER 42 .MILL CITY, OREGON. 'THURSDAY. OCTOBER 15. 1953 Timberwolf-Chemewa Tangle Here Friday Night Mill City high school will tangle with the Chemawa Indians this Fri day evening at 8 p.m. at Allen Field. The game should be rated as a toss up since neither team has won a game this season. ■Mill City 0; Sublimity 14 The Timberwolves played the Saints off their feet in the first half of the game played Friday, but were unable to punch across a score. The Timber wolves drove inside the enemy 10- yard line on two occasions and in the -econd half managed one drive to the Saints 12 yard line. Sublimity gained only 28 yards in the first half but came back strong in the third quarter as Mill City ran out of coal. Richard Minden raced 59 yards around right end to notch the first Sublimity score. Late in the fourth quarter Ron Bentz plunged 14 yards off left tackle for the second counter. Bentz added both points after TD. Sublimity Stastics MC 8 11 First downs ........... 228 187 Net yards gained 175 187 i Net yards rushing 41 11 Net yards passing 6 5 Passes attempted 2 1 Passes completed 0 0 0 0—0 Mill City 0 0 7 7—14 Sublimity Outstanding defensive player—Jim Caudle. Marion County “B" League Standings l*ct. Won Team Lost 1.000 3 0 Sublimity 1.000 3 0 .667 1 .............. 2 Jefferson 2 .333 1 Scio ................ .000 .... * .... 0 3 Chemawa .000 3 0 Mill City Results Last Week Gervais 7—Jefferson 0. Scio 38—Chemawa 0. Sublimity 14—Mill City 0. Bond Issue i Passeslll-37 History of MC Lions Club Program Topic I The regular weekly meeting of the Lions club was held at Friendship hall Monday evening. Following the dinner, program chairman V. S. Todd introduced Lee Ross who was in charge of the program for the week. His topic was a short history of the Lions club since it was organized here in Febhuary 1948. He stated that of the 22 charter members only seven of the original members were still with the club. Four of the five past presidents were present at the meet- ing Monday night. They were: : V. S. Todd, Shields Remine, Carl Kelly and Lee Ross. In his short history outline he gave a list of the many accomplishments of the club in the years that it has been active in Mill City. Following the meeting the members adjourned to the scout cabin where they finished siding the front and east end of the building. Each week some woik is being done on the cabin. Three Links Club To Hold Public Dinner November 1 I- 12.50 ■ Year. l()f a CoFF (Garden Club Work Day Held Here Saturday Those who attended the Garden club work day in the Rebekah hall Satur- day enjoyed an instructive session in corsage making and decorative cand- les. Mrs. Wanda Edlund and Mrs. Rice of Woodburn and Mrs. E. L. Myers, Albany, all members of the State Fed eration of Garden clubs brought along boxes of materials to work with and all are good instructors. The Garden clubs of Lyons, Scio and Stayton were well represented as well as the Gates community. City Council Seeks Owner of Old Bridge At the meeting of the City Council held Friday night at City Hall, the board went on 1 ecord as being in favor of dismantling the old swing ing bridge which spans the river near Kelly’s Planing Mill. They are at a loss at present as to who owns the bridge, and are seek ing to establish ownership so it can be taken down. It has ceased to be of any use and is deemed by the council as a hazard as several children have received broken bones from playing on it. The council would appreciate hear ing from anyone who can cast some light on the subject. Only One Files for Office To date, according to reports, only one man has filed for the positions open on the council at the coming election, November 3. Bill Stewart has filed for position of councilman. There is still need for candidates for mayor and councilman. I l Body of Gates Man Found Saturday by Scio Men By Mrs. Albert Millsap GATES—The body of Clarence D. Johnson, Gates farmer, who had failed to return Friday, October 2, from a short scouting trip into the timber, was found Saturday, October 10, high on the hillside south of the Johnson home. An extensive search, under direction of the state police had been carried on each day of last week; a blood hound from Springfield had been used; a mounted posse, from Albany, together with hundreds of men and school students from Sublimity, Scio, Stayton, Mill City and Gates, had searched through the rugged moun tain area for miles in every direction without avail. Because of a recent heart attack, the family and search ers felt that Mr. Johnson would PTA Sponsors Nov. 5 Dinner Saturday evening, November 14 was Voters of School District No. 129-J, ; set as the date for the annual Three Mill City, voted Tuesday in favor of I Links club public dinner, it was de contracting a bonded indebtedness of cided at the regular monthly meeting $160,000 for the erection of and In preparation for the first PTA at the home of Mrs. W. D. Davis, equipping of a gymnasium for the meeting of the school year the execu Tuesday evening. Mrs. Floyd Fleet school here. tive board met at the Bank Cafe Wed wood of Gates was co-hostess. The vote tabulated was 111 in favor » nesday evening of last week with A. li Mrs. Walter Olmstead was appoint- of the bond issue and 37 against the E. Nesbitt, president, presiding. I ed general chairman of the dinner by bond issue. The date for the International din ' Mrs. Blanche Syverson, president. The The architects have been called ner was set for Thursday evening, | diuner is to be turkey this year and and will now complete the preliminary November 5. Tickets will be sold for ■ as usual will be held in the IOOF hall. plans for the building which will then $1 and 50c for any child under 12. There was a discussion of the pur- Grandmothers, mothers-in-law, and be submitted to state authorities for The board recommended the pur chasing of new cord regalia for the PTA all found the spot-light during a final approval. chase of an aquarium for the element progiam which centered around the ‘ past noble grands. Following a dis ary school and a pictuie for the high theme of “Better Parenthood’’ at the cussion of the purchase of a refrig- Cut Rate Game Fees school, as the prize to be used each last meeting of the Mill City Toast 1 erator for the kitchen of the IOOF hall month in the count of parents present mistress club Thursday evening at a committee was appointed to in- For Youth Under 18 at the PTA meetings. The room in the the Bank cafe. Mrs. Floyd Jones pre I vestigate prices and makes of refrig With more youngsters becoming in- elementary school having the highest sided and al-o acted as toastmistress erators. Members of the committee ' terested in hunting each year, the percentage of parents present shall I weie Mrs. Walter Olmstead, Mrs. for the evening. Oregon State Game Commission has Philip Hess and Mrs. M. G. Rambo. directed the following information have possession of the aquarium for The invocation was given by Mrs. Heightened interest and rapid bid I The hostesses served refreshments ; to nimrods under 18 years of age. the month and the winning high school ding chai acterized the Bureau of Kenneth Crosier. As topic mistress ‘ to the 16 members who were present Hunters over 18 years of age must class shall have the picture Jiung in their room. Land Management timber sale conduct Mrs. Ed Y’arnell recalled memories of | for the meeting. have a regular adult license, but those It was decided that the PTA would ed by District Forester Rodney O. grandmother. Mrs. W. B. Hutcheson under this age may be able to get a discussed the techniques of good con sponsor a party for the sixth, seventh Fety in Salem, on Friday, October 9, less expensive license depending on Theta Rho G ’ r ’ s Have and eighth grades to be held Friday 1953. Ten of twelve tracts offered versation for the education talk. Mrs. the type of game they seek. evening. October 23. for sale were bid upon, with the ap Don Miley was timer. Meeting Thursday Evening Juvenile hunters, those between 14 Speakers for the evening were Mrs. praised price being raised in eight The Mill City Beta Kappa club of and 18 years of age, may obtain a cases. Total sale value of the ten A. E. Nesbitt, Mrs. D. W. Stewart, Theta Rho Girls held their regular special jouvenile license for a fee of tracts sold was $170,971.75, or 30 per and Mrs. Lee Ross. Critics were Mis. meeting last Thursday evening with two dollars. This permits them to Warning Given Public cent more than the appraised value. Vincent Palmer, Mrs. Gale Lowery, Juanita Thomas presiding. hunt upland game birds and water That Some War Souvenirs Total value of the tracts sold was and Mrs. W. B. Hutcheson. Extemp During the good-of-the-orfler the fowl. Also with the cut-iate license 9,771,000 board feet. Seven of the oraneous speeches were given by Mrs. chaplain conducted a remembrance some hunters may hunt all types of May Be Highly Explosive Kenneth Crosier and Mis. Vernon Twenty-four war souvenirs in the tracts consisted of wind-, fire-, or in Todd. The evaluator for the evening ceremony, which remembers with predators and unprotected species. form of high explosives have been sect-damaged timber that is being sal prayers any members or friends Children under 14 years of age do program was Mrs. Lester Hathaway. vaged to prevent its destiuction and of the order. During the cere not need a license to hunt upland discovered in various parts of Ore Initial plans were made for the mony special prayers were offered for game birds and water fowl but must gon during the past year, according waste. The other tracts consisted of mature timber that is ready for har program which the Toastmistress club the Clarence Johnson family. be accompanied by a parent or to Col. Arthur M. Sheets, state civil vest in accordance with the sustain will pi esent at the November 3 meet- I The advisors from Santiam Rebekah a guardian when hunting on other defense director. He stated that per sons finding explosives of any type— ed yield management plan followed ing of the Mill City Woman’s club. lodge who were present were Mrs. than their own land. l>y the Bureau of I-and Management. The committee in charge of the pro Walter Thomas and Mrs. Phillip Hess. In order to hunt big game, a regular bombs or small ordnance—should im Ranging in size from 189,000 board gram is Mrs. Gale Lowery, Mrs. Ar- | adult license is required of all hun mediately give this information to the local civil defense organization or BRASSFIELD SELLS STORE TO feet to 3,964,000 board feet, the thur LeCours, and Mrs. Don Miley. ters regardless of age since deer and police agency. POWELL OF INDEPENDENCE tracts sold averaged 977,200 board elk tags are issued only to holders Dangerous explosives uncovered re LYONS—Mr. and Mis. Marshall of a regular license. The price of the feet in content. Powell of Independence have recently I juvenile license cannot be applied to cently range horn a 37 millimeter Yew Creek Logging Company, Cor- purchased the Lyons Food Market j the price of an adult license if both ant-aircraft shell and rocket found at vallis was the high bidder for one of King’s Valley earlier this month to a from M. G. Brassfield & Son and will are purchased the same year. the two salvage tracts offered for 2000-pound sea mine found at Cape take over November 1st. They plan Federal regulations ■ale in Benton county. The other specify that to move to Lyons as soon as they any person 16 years of age or over Meares in April. tiact went to Western Milling Com Thursday, October 15— “With Korean veterans returning 8 p.m. at the Firemen ’ s Auxiliary can find living quarters. pany. Corvallis. A. H. Larson Lum must have a migratory bird hunting The Powells are not strangers in -tamp in possession when hunting home, people should be on the look ber Company, Estacada, was sucesss- I Firehall. out for supposedly harmless war sou the Lyons community. He is the son waterfowl. ful in submitting the high sealed bid Friday, October 16— venirs,” said Colonel Sheets. "A dud Freshman Initiation, high school, of Mr. and Mrs. Flank Powell, one for a 22-acre tract of green timber in Holders of juvenile licenses may is apt to be dangerous and should not football game Chemewa-Mill City time Gates resident. Mrs. Powell will Clackamas county. Two salvage participate in a special pneasant be moved or jarred.” tracts in that county went to M . H. ; 8 p. m. Allen Field, followed by all- be remembered as Janice Dunovan of hunt held each year at the E E. Wil Major Werner Dinteman, command the Mill City and is a sister of Mrs. Ercill son Game Smith Lumber Company, Clackamas. | school party sponsored by Management area just H ilson of Mehama. At the present north of Corvallis. Permits for this ing officer of 522nd Explosive Ord The largest tract sold, neaily four ; Sophomore class. time Mr. Powell is manager of the hunt are ol/tained form the Portland nance, Control Detachment, Ft, Lewis, million feet of wind thrown and over Monday, October 19— Wash., reported to the state civil de Lions Club 7 p.m. Fellowship hall. J. C. Penney store at Independence. maiure Douglas-fir and western hem- office of the game commission. fense agency that once shells or roc Masonic Lodge at IOOF hall 8 p.m. lo k on Neal Creek in Linn county was kets have been fired, their fuses bo- American Legion Auxiliary. awarded to Lulay Bros. Lumber Com- come armed and might explode after pa y, Scio, the only bidder. Tuesday. October 20— being jarred. Henry Logging Company, Dallas, | Mill City Woman’s club. 8 p.m. Fel “Picking up and moving any item submitted the high bid of the sale lowship hall. Guest speaker. All wom suspected of being unexploded ord- in offering $21.25 per thou-and K ard en invited. nance ia like playing Russian Rou- feet for 416,000 board feet of green Wednesday, October 21 — lette," he said. “A person finding un At a nuptial high mass last Satur-| er. brother of the groom, and Richard . De iglas-fir in Polk county. The Altar Society of St. Catherine’s exploded ordnance should leave it pri e for the Douglas fir stumpage in church at 8 p.m. Mrs. Adolph Brun day morning. Miss Marlene Tickle, Downer, the groom’s cousin. where it is, mark it as being danger ■laughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Tickle, 1 six of the ten tracts sold was more ner's home. The St. Boniface high school choir ous and report the item to the near than $20.00 per thousand board feet. Santiam Rebekah Lodge. 8 p.m. at became the bride of Jerrold T. Hunter, sang the nuptial mass and hymns. est civil defense agency, police or ' son of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Hunter. Oregon Pulp and Paper Company IOOF hall. Following the ceremony a buffet public official for action. This ia the The ceremony was solemnized at bn akfa-t was served the members of | same procedure to follow during a war of Portland, was the high bidder for Thursday. October 22— 9:30 at the St. Boniface Catholic two salvage tracts in Polk county. Program and tea sponsored by the I church in Sublimity, the Rev. Robert the wedding party and the immediate I emergency.” Arthur W. Bogard, Bay City, was families at the home the bride’s par- I Womens’ association of Presbyterian the only bidder for a tract of gieen church 2 p. m. at Presbyterian church. ■ O’Hara officiating. Gladioli, dahlia- ents. Mr. and Mrs. Tickle. and leaves in fail colors decorated Douglas-fir timber in Tillamook • oun- From 1 until 3 in the afternoon NOTICE—Anyone who wishes an the church for the service. ty. a reception w-as held for the wedding event listed in the social calendar or The bride wore a white nylon net guests at No. 15 CBI project. The A near-capacity crowd was present for the sealed and oral auction bid if an organization changes its meet gown with chantilly lace trim. It was house was beautifully decorated with ■ ding that was conducted at the office ing date or P place, please call 671 by designed with long lace sleeves, a full large baskets of autumn leaves. skirt and a semi-tra of the Salem Forest District, Burea” Monday evening. Those assisting at the reception of nylon net which I of Land Management, 460 North were Mrs. Russell Brown, the brides’ -haped cap with seed Show er Held in Honor aunt, who cut the cake, and Mes- her f to be he Of Mrs. Lenthe! Ragsdale dames Beas Var.derr meer. Sonny Nel- buds ii<i cei be the ■on. Gale T.owc rv. William Hunter. Ed A shower honoring Mr- Lent! carrie .Mr. T ' arnell. Bob Henkle. and Misses * daugh arr age. Mary Jane and Phyllis Cox. Mis la 1 rown. whi in of The Out-of-town guests ineluded the d o won ar ■ rides ’ grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. pu a.«hic Charle- MeCr ■eary from Portland, her uri •♦ephrother an d wife, Mr. and Mrs. W T; lpe W. R. Tickle from Eugene, E her great M Rev G. W. Forrester ■’ i-t t and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. F Miltenberger from Hillsboro, and Mr. Holding Meetings Here Bru SCOUTM \FTER TR LINING I \s: and Mrs. I Earl Young. Mr. and Mrs. T el services are being I leid TO BTAirr in <i \l F.M TOD Rill r amnbell and Mr. and Mrs. Drew W F I Metho, dist at the Mill City Free coutir.aster t: ______ of Portland. R a J a of the Gier,,, n , all church at the present time each ev ,-en- beri inning tonigl G yellow For going a way the Iride wore a mg at 7:30, under the direction of O*i »ck. All trooi J Vet« and "ha ped brown suit with green accessories and Rev. G. W ’. Forrester, evangelist. á a to attend. There Sha a med Ar <>y. a white orchid. held at Cha Pastor C. . W. Brewer extends a cor- w ith the fifth » M J bt rt Henkle and Rc i wa* Ma to Ken After a short wedding trip the dial invitation to attend these meet ilver Falls cam Cox lost man. U’hers were William Hunt- couple will be at home in Mill City. I 1 i inga. They are open to the public. Jury, scout executive. Better Parenthood Toastmistress Theme Ten Timber Tracts Sold for $170,971.75 COMING EVENTS Marlene Tickle and Jerrold Hunter Hunter Married Saturday at Sublimity hardly attempt the more inaccessible heights of the hill. Saturday Earl Vader and Joe Duchaine, of Scio came to Gates in quest of timber in the vicinity of of the Johnson home, and heard for the first time of his disappearance. Confident that, with the aid of their dog, they would be able to lo cate the body, the went back to Scio and retuined with the dog, which led them almost directly to its loca tion. From the position of the body when found, it was evident that Mr. Johnson was stricken as he attempted to step across a fallen log. Obituary Clarence D. Johnson, 72, Gates lesident was born May 8, 1881 at Sisters, Oregon, and passed away from a heart attack while hunting near his place Friday, October 2. He was married to Frankie Taylor at Moro, on July 2, 1903. He had lived at Tygh Valley and Detroit be fore coming to Gates in September 1911. He was a farmer by occupation. Mr. Johnson was a member of the Oddfellow and Rebecca lodges and also of the Unity school of Christianity. Graveside services were conducted at Fairview cemetery near Gates at 3 o’clock Monday afternoon with the Rev. Noble Streeter giving the serm on. He is survived by his widow Frankie Johnson, one son. Royal Johnson, and two daughters, Mrs. Robert Levon and Gwen Schaer; one sister, Bertha Ream, and four grandchildren, Royal, Roger, Rodney and Carol Schaer. Pallbearers were: Fred Moore, El mer Klutke, Glen Henness, Wm. Pen nick, Joseph Bowes and Ed Chance. Rebekah Lodge Has Interesting Meeting / The Santiam Rebekah lodge met Wednesday of last week with An tonia Thomas, noble grand, conducting the meeting. Mrs. Thomas gave an interesting account of her recent visit at the I. O.O.F. home in Portland. While there she talked with Billy Edler, a pion eer resident of Mill City, who now lives at the home. Mr. Edler, who ia in his late 80’s, lived in the Santiam Canyon for many years and was em ployed as a sawyer and saw filer in various small mills. He now has the hobby of growing myrtle trees front Aed, something that has been said was an impossibility. Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Lettie Swan also visited Mrs. Norman Garisson who has been at Good Samaritan hospital for seevral weeks. During the business meeting the lodge donated money to help in feed ing the searchers of Clarence Johnson. Following the business meeting the drill team practiced in preparation for initiatory work which will be given at the next meeting. Candidates for initiation will be Mrs. R. Thomas and Mrs. R. F. Andiensen. The committee for the evening were Eda Stafford, Carmen Barnhardt, Jes sie Heath and Hattie Cole. Home Made Pole Holds TV Antenna Over in Gates, W. R. Hutchison has a plan that beats the high cost of installing a television pole to hold his TV antenna. He had a friend of his bring in a 60 foot pole. This he has placed at the rear of his building in Gates nnd on top of the pole he has his TV antenna. When asked how he turned it to get it in proper position he showed us a hole in the pole. He said: ‘‘All I do is place a bar in the hole and turn it to whatever position is best.” He is getting an almost perfect pattern, too. Community Chest Drive I •• 'l<-r Wat This Week The Community chest drive is under way in Mill City this week, according to Russell Kelly, vice president of Marion County Community Chest or ganization and also the local chair- («e Garden Club To Serve Ham Dinner Saturday The Mill City Garden club will hold its first public dinner Saturday even ing. October 17 at the IOOF hall. Those attending may choose their own salad and dessert from a smor gasbord then ladies will serve the main course of ham and all the trim mings. Serving will begin at 5:30.