The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998, December 17, 1953, Image 1

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Residents of the area will have the opportunity of hearing the Presbjter-
ian Choir’s annual concert at 7:30 p. m. December 20th. Following is the pro­
gram for the evening.
O, Come, O Come Emmanuel
XIII Century Plain Song
Angels We Have Heard on High
French Melody
Residents in these parts were won­ Ave Maria
dering if they should change “brands”
Rosamond Remine
about 8:30 Tuesday night, when the Hail Mary
Willy Richter
sharpest earth tremor, since the big
Maxine Hill
one of April 1948 struck the north­ Joseph Came Seeking A Resting Place
Ernest Willoughby
west area. The quake was felt as far
north as Kalama, Washington.
No Candle Was There and No Fire
Liza Lehmann
The only damage done as far as
Maxine Hill and Choir
The Enterprise has heard was some There’s A Song in the Air...........
bricks knocked off the chimney of
Frances Merrill and Choir
the bouse owned by Don Smith. The O Holy Night
A. Adam-Swift
davenport at the Tex Blazek home
Noble Streeter and Choir
was moved by the shock.
Silent Night ...
Franz Gruber
Checking with Gladys Mason at the
Dorothy Dyhrman and Choir
telephone exchange here, she said: Christ Child Divine ..............
Forest M. Schumaker
“never before have all the people
reacted in the exact manner as they There Were Shepherds Abiding in the Field
Eduardo Marzo
did this time. They all said they
Dorothy Dyhrman and Choir
thought something had hit the side While Shepherds Watched Their Sheep
XVIII Century
of their houses:”
Many residents here were unaware Nowell
Nelson Brett
of anything unusual during the even­
In Bethlehem’s Lowly Manger ...........................
Frances Williams
Joan Cauble, Bernice Gordon and Choir
Maxine Hill, Obligatto
Nativity Carol
Frederick William Graf
Mary’s Manger Song
Louis Knapp Pottle
From Out The East
Richard Kountz
Cradle Song
Anne Megorey
I Nazareth .........................................................
Charles Gounod
Joan Cauble, Betty Kelly and Choir
The Mill City grade school Tigers
Geoffrey O’Hara
took it on the chin Friday night after I Good Will To Men.........................
making a last minute drive that came
Choir members are as follows: Sopranos—Bernice Gordon, Maxine Hill,
as close as possible to a win and still
be a loss. After trailing the entire Frances Merrill, Rosamond Remine, Joan Cauble; Alto—Betty Kelly, Elaine
game, the Tigers went into the fourth Kuhlman, Dorothy Dyhrman, Edna Ross. Mezzo-Sopranos: Jeanette Ander­
quarter on the short end cf a 16 to 6 son, Deannie Kelly, Marie Stover. Accompanists, Virginia Hoeye and Edna
score. With but two minutes remain­ Ross. Violin, Kenneth Nielson Narrator, Noble Streeter and Director, Doris
ing in the game, the score was 18 to 10 Sheythe.
for Scio.
The Tigers then caught fire and
made a seven-point splurge that made
losing a real heartbreaker.
Gary Bevier led the scoring parade
with seven points; six in the final
quarter. Larry Kanoff played a ter­
rific defensive game and spent most
of the -evening rolling on the flour
with Scio’s six foot center.
Potentate Len Fuller and Recorder
Farmers of the Ly. .: , Mill City
The Mill City Girl’s volley ball team Ralph Walter of Al Kader Shrine
won their game by a 52 to 16 score. Temple, Portland, were here last Wed­ and Gates communities will have an
This was a better and more interest­ nesday night to present the charter opportunity to meet with the Com­
munity Committeemen at the fire hall
ing game to watch than the score in­ to the Santiam Shine club.
here Wednesday, December 23 from
dicates. Donna Schaeffer again pro­
President Albert Toman opened the 1 to 5 o’clock. The committeemen will
vided the spark for Mill City.
and after the minutes were be here to assist farmers in signing
The next games are scheduled for
Friday at 7:00 p. m. when Mill City I read by Secretary Jack Lingaas, the up for conservations practices for
will play host to St. Boniface grade I proceedings were turned over to Don
December 31 is the last day to
school of Sublimity in
monies for the event, which was held sign up for soil conservation prac­
Scio, 18 at Whities’ Santiam cafe east of tices to be given first priority on
Mill City 17
Mill City. The cafe and club was available funds.
Bevier 7
to the public for the evening,
Farmers unable to attend this meet­
4 Strong
Jones 0
0 Brown , to enable the Shriners to hold the ing may sign up at the county PMA
Kanoff 0
office prior to January 1.
6 Drushella ' meeting there.
Smith 4
Every farmer- in the community is
Thomas 0
2 Shoop those present a report on the activities eligible to participate in the agricult­
Longnecker 6
of Al Kader temple and the various ural conservation program.
Score at Quarter Stops
... .... 3
6 17 clubs throughtout the state in behalf
Mill City
Scio —.............. ........ 6 10 16 18 of the Shrine Crippled Children’s hos- Mr. and Mrs. Glen Blegen
pitai in Portland.
Honored at Gaynighters
People Here
Feel Quake
Tigers Drop
Close One To
Scio Friday
*2J>0 ■ Year. ]QC a CopjJ
Thomas Malarkey Resigns
As M & M President
Thomas B. Malarkey has resigned
the $40,000-a-year presidency of M
&M \\ oodworking company, the board
of directors announced last Wednes­
There was no reason given for the
resignation, which was accepted by
formal vote of the board. No suc­
cessor was named.
Robert L. Sabin, secretary of the
corporation, said Malarkey tendered
his resignation “a couple of weeks
ago” and that the board accepted it
Wednesday to be effective immedi­
ately. S. Eberly Thompson, vice pres­
ident of the corporation, will head the
company pending election of successor
to Malarkey.
Timberwolves Take 3rd
Victory Tuesday Night
The Mill City Timberwolves chalked away with the preliminary game 57*
up their third straight Marion “B” 29. Don Lemke and Don Ellingson eacfc
league victory of the season as they scored 14 points for Mill City.
downed the Sublimity Saints 70-55,
• • •
Tuesday night. The win also marked
The Mill City Timberwolves motored
Mill City’s 19th straight league vic­ to St. Paul Friday night where they
tory since it’s impressive undefeated maintained their supremacy in the
season last year.
league by defeating the Buckeroos
The game, played at Mill City was 60-42 in what started out as a nip
fast and Elton Gregory was high and tuck fracas.
scorer with 27 points. Sublimity’s Ron
Top scorers for Mill City were AT
Bentz was right behind with 26 points. Ward with 24 points and Elton Greg­
Al Ward made 18.
ory with 20 points. High point man
The game left Burton Borough’s for the Buckeroos was Sam Smith
Timberwolves in a first place tie with with 15 points.
Gervais, who eked out a 50-49 win
The first two quarters of play were
over Scio.
close. At the end of the first period
This Friday will see either Mill City Mill City led 10 to 7 and at the half
or Gervais alone in first place since led their opponents 20 to 16. Tn the
the Timberwolves travel to Gervais third quarter Mill City jumped to s
Santa Claus will arrive in Mill City in the feature tilt of the evening.
36-27 lead and in the final quarter
this year riding the big red fire
The Mill City Junior Varsity ran the Timberwolves really fired up. St.
truck, due to lack of snow, we have
Paul also rallied but the team was
been informed.
unable to squelch the spirit showed
He will arrive at the fire hall at 1
by the Timberwolves, who again and
p.m. Saturday, according to those who
again crushed the Buckeroo defense
have been in contact with the old gent
for easy lay-in shots.
from the north. Kids are told to listen
Mill City, coached by Burton Bor­
for the siren, heralding his arrival
is definitely in the picture as
on this day of days. Sacks of candy
far as the league championship is
will be distributed at the tree upon
A meeting to recommend a building concerned. This Friday the Timber­
his arrival at the fire hall.
site for a union or consolidated high wolves travel to Gervais, and as Ger­
school for the Detroit, Gates and Mill vais is rated as the main contender for
City school districts will be held at the championship this game could
11 o’clock, Monday morning, Decemb­ really change the picture, even though
er 21 at the Mill City schools.
it is early in the season.
The Mill City Junior Varsity rail
Present at the meeting will be a
representative from the Marion coun- away with their game that evening,
ty boundary board and the Linn coun- defeating St. Paul 54 to 13. High
ty boundary board, and also A. L. pointers for Mill City were Don
Mill City American Legion Post Beck, director of school house plan­ Lemke with 17 points and Lloyd Ross
No. 159 met Thursday, December 10, ning of the state department of edu­ with 15.
with Clyde Oliver and Collis Heath cation. Mr. Beck and the county of­ Mill City (60)
St. Paul (42>
of Gates as guests.
ficials will meet with the committees Gregory, 20
F 15, Sam Smith
Len Young repotted he had distrib­ appointed by each of the three school Ward, 24
7, Geo. Smith
uted “gift to the yanks” bottles boards to make their recommendation. Carey, 6
0, Kirch
throughout the Canyon area.
This meeting is taking place at the Melting, 8
7, Wolf
Commander Bob Oliver stated: request of the school boards of De­ Crook, 2
6, Rambeau
"Never before in the history of Ore­ troit, Gates and Mill City, following
Officials: Vandervort and Evans.
gon has there been so great a need a joint meeting at Gates on Wednes­
Freshmen Defeat Sublimity
for public help for our sick and day evening, December 2. The recom­
The Mill City freshman basketball
wounded veterans. Especially the boys mendation was made by Elmer Klutke team roll«? tear the Sublimity frosh
now crowding our hospitals from of the (Ates board and approved by 38 to 27. *khe game was at Sublimity
Korea, and hangovers from World the members of all three boards.
Thursday afternoon. The Mill City
War II.
Members of the committees to at- squad was sparked by Donald Lemke
"Oregon alone has 2,100 veterans tend Monday’s meeting are C. C. who scored 22 points.
crowded into hospitals ovet the state, Tucker, Wm. Hutcheson and Floyd
2. Bradley
and a long, long, waiting list who Völkel of Gates; Ramon Roberts, D. Walczak, 2
Lemke, 22
6. Gesspacher
need hospitalization. Every hospital is B. Hill and C. E. Mason of Mill City.
Arnold, 9
5, Murphy
The names of only two members were Kliewer, 0
1. T. Wolf
"This throws a tremendous burden available from Detroit at the time of | I Herman, 0
0, Welter
on our “Gifts for Yanks” program. going to press. They were Mrs. A. R. Subs Scoring—
Normally the annual drive for funds Schneider and Mrs. J. B. Gordon, both
Mill City: Epperson, 2; Sullivan, 1;
to carry on our year-round program of Idanha.
Thomas, 2.
nets us about $12,000, which with
Sublimity: Christianson, 7; Heu-
careful spending has always been
berger, 6.
enough. But this year the demands are
Referees: Bentz and Parrish.
so terrific that it will take at least
$25,000 to get just the bare necessities
to kep our program alive and going.
Christian Church Bible
There is a call in now for at least 12
To Have Program
television sets for hospital wards;
The Mill City Firemen will be an­
over 100 portable radios wants; books
The Christian Church Bible school
of scrip to enable the boys without swering distress calls this coming will present its Christmas program
funds to buy comforts and necessities
Sunday evening, December 20, at 7:30
from the canteen; and a real Christ­ D. W. (Dub) Stewart, who was o’clock. The program will include
mas gift on Christmas morning for elected fire chief at a recent depart­ readings and songs by the Primary de­
" (lame Saturday Evening
every single patient in the hospitals, ment meeting, succeeding
partment and a playlet by the older
uniform and also musicians from the , At the regular meeting of the just to mention a few of our activi­ Hutchinson, who will serve as first group, “Christmas in the Year of
assistant. Don Flatman was chosen
Shrine band at Salem furnished music Gaynighter Square dance club Satur- ties.”
Our Lord.”
by the chief as second assistant.
before the dinner.
i day evening, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ble-
The adjutant was instructed to send
The special offerings taken Sun­
Other distinguished guests present' «en were surprised with a going-away a card to Guy Sorenson, who is in the
in all departments of the church
tion will be handled by President Arey
were Maurice Salens, assistant direct- *'fi presented after the lunch hour, Vets hospital at Portland.
will be used for benovelence, and ^11
or of uniform bodies, Al Kader Mr- an<1 Mrs. Blegen plan to leave
The scheduled wrestling matches Podrabsky, and vice president Bill be divided between the Northwestern
Temple; R. O. Lewis, president of the ' Mil1 cit>’ in the n«’“r future, and have were postponed until a later date due Stewart. Tom Morris takes over the Christian home at Beaverton and th«
Salem Shrine club; Stan Thompson, i be*‘n
members of the dance to a conflict with the school play. i secretary duties, and Martin Hansen Turner Memorial home at Turner.
president of the Corvallis Shrine club c'ub forborne time. Al Nesbitt pre- It is planned that wrestling card will remains treasurer.
The firemen discussed plan.- to buy
sented the honored couple with an be scheduled early in January.
and Bill Braun, Rajah. Salem.
more fire fighting equipment this com­ Hubbard Man Guest at
Ralph Walter, Portland, addressed electric clock, a gift from the club.
Commander Bob Oliver was author­ ing year with funds raised at their
Mari-Linn P.T.A. Meeting
the group, as did Maurice Salens, who Both Mr. and Mrs. Blegen responded ized to secure a television set for the
annual benefit. They wish to thank
gave a report on the activities in his with short talks. The clock had been hall. It it planned to have a T. V.
The Mari-Linn PTA held their regu­
appropriately decorated by Mrs. Nes­ night each week for the children of
November event. It was sincerely ap­ lar meeting at the Mari-Linn school
Potentate Fuller then requested
the community.
house Tuesday evening. Mrs. Merwin
This was the last meeting of the
that the officers come forward to be
Walt Westergaard was appointed
Knox, president presided over the
to start organizing a drill squad
The following were installed: Albert
which would be prepared at all times | Altar Society Holds Meeting
Garfield Vogett of Hubbard was
Toman, president; Huber Ray, first I CHRISTMAS VACATION
for military funerals. Jim Poole and At Mike Fink Home Thurs. the guest speaker of the evening. Mr.
vice president; Ercill Wilson, second i BEGINS DECEMBER 21
Albert Toman were appointed to in­ Election of Officers Held
Vogett, a native of Germany, and who
vice president; Mert Cox, third vice I chrilrtinaR vacation for Mill Cil,
City vestigate means of raising funds for
LYONS—The Altar society of the recently visited his home state told
president and Jack Lingaas, secre- | srbool.a will begin with the dismissal a set of Post Colors and Legion uni­ St. Patrick catholic church held their of the difference in the condition«
l of classes at noon Thursday, December forms for the drill squad.
meeting at the home of Mrs. Mike there now as when he left as a small
Ken Golliet, Mehama;
Final plans were made for the Fink Thursday evening. Election of boy.
Tj--??1 24- School will be resumed Monday
Braun, Salem; Jack Haseman, Idanha,
annual Legion family Christmas officers was the main business.
It was voted that the PTA would
. '• I January 4.
and Wm. Hutcheson, of Gates make P [ The annual Christmas program party to be held Sunday, December 20.
Officers elected were Mrs. Jim furnish the Christmas treats for th«
up the board of directors.
Following the meeting two scenic Phelps, president; Mrs. Mike Schwindt children at the annual Christma«
which is presented each year by the
Secretary Walter presented the new elementary school will be held Wed­ films were shown "The Grand Tetons” vice president, and Mrs. Lavern program which will be held at the
charter to President, and R. O. Lewis nesday evening, December 23 at 8 of the Yellowstone National park and Behrens, secretary-treasurer. Follow­ Gym Friday evening, December 18.
presented the club with a gavel and o’clock. The primary grades will pre­ “Fly Tying in the High Sierras.”
ed • general discussion a Christmas At the close of the meeting Mrs. Knox
block, a product of his own crafts­ sent a play “Because of Jesus’ Birth­
party and gift exchange was enjoyed presented her resignation as preaident
day.” Following Christmas music by LIONS HEAR HAL BYERS,
and secret pal names revealed and and the office will be filled later.
Huber Ray, who had been hunting a chorus of upper grade students, SPORTS ANNOUNCER MONDAY new ones drawn for another year. *
Refreshments were served with'
in Canada furnished the Moose for will be "White Christmas” a play by
Members of the Lions club saw two
Attending were Mmes. Merrill Mrs. Jim Phelps in charge, assisted
the banquet which was served to about the upper grades.
sports films and heard comments on Brassfield, Pat Lyons, Lavern Beh­ by others.
80 present. Those assisting Mr. John­
In the elementary school, Thursday ! them made by Hal Byer, public reia- rens, Jim Phelps, Phillip Pietrock,
son in preparing and serving the din­ morning will be devoted mainly to an i tions man from the Mt. States Power John Jungwirth, Herman Free, Lloyd
er were: Mrs. Albert Toman, Mrs. all-school assembly and room parties. Co., at Albany, who was a guest that Free, Bob Free, Andrew Sieg, Edward Richard P. Freren
Georg« Humphreys, Mrs. Ernest Bau­ A colored Christmas movie will be evening of Hugh Walkup. Mr. Byers Sieg, Annie Lechlaitner, Fr. Bernard Arrives for Duty in Korea ’
er, Mrs. Jack Lingaas, Mrs. Ercil shown at the morning assembly.
told of interesting incidents which and the hostess Mrs. Fink.
Private Rip hard P.
Freres, 22,
Wilson and Mrs. Don Hiner. The cof­
have happened while broadcasting a
whose wife, Rosalia, lives on Route 1,
fee and coffee maker were furnished
game, and also gave members an in­ Firemen’» Auxiliary To
Lyons, Oregon, recently arrived in
Well ( hild Conference To
site on how the broadcasting is done.
by Fred Burch,
Korea for duty with the 3d Infantry
lie Held Here December 22 Following the chicken dinner •
The Firemens’ Auxiliary will hold
A well child conference will be held short business meeting was held. Try­
The “Rock of the Marne” diviaion
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SCHOOL at the Mill City Elementary school outs for the coming minstrel show a meeting tonight (Thursday) at 7.30.
which saw bitter fighting in the Iron
The program includes election of Triangle and at Outpost Harry and
Tuesday, December 22 beginning at were held, with several staying to
officers, decorations for Christmas Jackson Heights, is now undergonig
have their efforts recorded.
10 a. m.
This Sunday at 9:45 both the prim­
The auction was won by Glen and the filling of Christmas boxes for intensive post-truce training.
Dr. W. J. Stone of the Marion Coun­
ary and senior Sunday school groups ty Health department will be present Blegen and Homer Thacker won the Santa Claus.
Freres, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wen-
The Auxiliary will entertain their del) Freren, Route 1, Stayton, Ore­
will have programs and treats.
and _____
Mrs. William Pennick of Gates cash prize, which was turned over to
husbands Saturday evening at their I gon, entered the army in October
The parents are invited to attend. wfQ be m charge of the conference. the scout fund.
annual Christmas party. All
^..ved teX
Treats will be given the children at Appointments can be made at the
Each Lion brought a toy to be »ent «nnual
AU firemen 7^2
¡952 an<
j ‘ received
basis traimngV»
aa.l their
fkalv WA
arm* m are
wm invited Am to attend. I | mi
this time.
to the school for the blind at Salem.
camp <■-.
Roberts, California.
No-Method Cleaners.
Santa To Arrive
In Fire Wagon
Boundary Board
Meeting Mon.
Legion To Buy
T.V. for Hall
Shrine Club Com. Committeemen
To Help Farmers of
Gets Charter Wednesday, Dec. 23
Christmas Theme
Dominates Meeting
The Christmas theme dominated
the meeting of the Mill City Toast­
mistress Club at the Bank Cafe
Thursday evening with Mrs. Arthur
A. LeCours acting as toarsm¡stress.
She introduced the speaker, Mrs.
Gayle Lowery, whose subject was
"Christmas Legends and Stories: Fact
and Fancy.”
Mrs. LeCours also conducted a par-
ty quiz in place of the customary ed­
ucation period.
Impromptu topics, arranged by Mrs.
A. E. Nesbitt, were enclosed in gift-
w apped handkerchiefs selected by
each member.
Evaluator was Mrs.
Floyd Jones, Mrs. Vincent Palmer,
vice president was in charge of the
The theme for the January meeting,
as announced by Mrs. Lowery, pro­
gram chairman, will be “The Begin­
ning of Our Country.”
Plans Completed for
Annual Yule Party
The annual Mill City American
Legion Post Christmas party will be
held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, December
20 at the Legion Hall. Santa Claus
will be present for a short visit and
will have treats for all children pres­
All Legion members and eligible
veterans are urged to bring their fam­
ilies and enjoy the dinner. The Port is
furnishing turkey and ham, while the
ladies attending will furnish the bal­
ance of the dinner potluck.
Those attending are asked to bring
a 25c gift marked: boy or girl, man
or woman.
As honored guests, the members of
the 1953 Legion baseball team and
their families have been invited te
Dub Stewart Chief
Of M. C. Smokeaters