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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 7, 1954)
Seven Give Lives To
53 Hunting Season
MEHAMA—The Mehama church
was the scene of a pretty wedding the
evening of December 31 when Roylene
Guthrie, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Guthridge of Westminster, Calif,
and William D. Turnidge, son of Bert
Turnidge of Mill City and Mrs. Hu
bert Wagner of Mehama were united
in marriage in a ceremony read by
Rev. Noble Streeter. The church was
beautifully decorated with chrysan
themums and greenery.
The bi ide who was given in mar
riage by W. B. Pickens of Forest
Grove, wore a balerina length dress
of white net over satin and carried a
white bible with a white orchid cor
Joan Turnidge, sister of the groom
was the bride’s only attendant and
wore a ballerina length dress of green
net over taffeta.
Hubert Wagner acted as best man
for his step son. The wedding music
was furnished by Miss Alice Smith;
she also played the accompaniment
for Mrs. Tilman Rains who sang ‘Be
cause’ and ‘Truly.’
Paul Cree and Joe Cribbs, uncles of
the groom were ushers, and Bobbie
Cribbs lit the candles.
For her son’s wedding, Mrs. Wag
ner woie a brown suit with tan ac
cessories and a corsage of pink rose
buds and carnations. The brides par
ents were unable to attend.
A reception following the wedding
was held in the Women’s club house.
Miss Shirley Smith, aunt of the groom
cut the cake and Mrs. Joe Cribbs
poured. Mrs. Paul Cree looked after
the gift table and Miss Shirley Cree
passed the guest book.
The young couple left on a short
wedding trip before returning to Cali
fornia where Mr. Turnidge is stationed
with the Navy.
31.50 per month and up
ALao serving Gates. Lyons.
Idanha and Detroit
JACK BALANCE in
S—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE THURSDAY, J AN I ARY 7, 1954
Roylene Guthrie and Wm.
Turnidge Married Dec. 31
ALSO—:! BEAR CUBS in
Seven persons died from accidental
gunshots during 1953 hunting season
The death victims were Mrs. Clar
ence Barnes, about 42, Milton-Free
water; Gilbert Gabrielson, 23, and
Richard C. Roadman, 29, both of Port
land; Wayne Gordon Olson, 44, Med
ford; Jack Eastham, 29, Astoria;
Jimmy D. Hooker, 24, Albany; Ore
gon and Edwin Cecil McLaren, 49,
In addition at least 14 hunters suf
fered fatal heart attacks in the woods
and three persons were killed in
traffic accidents while traveling to
We have the necessary
moulding, glass and hangers
so that you can make them
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Kelly Lumber Sales
Courage is generosity of the highest
order, for the brave are prodigal of
East City Limits Hiwav 222
the most precious things.
Courage without conscience is
wild beast.—R, G. Ingersoll.
I wish to announce that I have leased my Service
Station to Bill Bryant. I am sure you will receive
courteous service from Mr. Bryant, who is an ex
perienced Service Station operator. Any cour
tesy shown him will be appreciated by me.
Lester G. Hathaway
Specials for Friday and Saturday
3 i $1
Jewel Shortening 3 lbs
Sunny Jim Syrup
31 Ounce Decanter
Strawberry Preserves 1 Qp
Pennant brand, 12 oz glass
Sw ansdo* n
3 ello» , W hite 4 Park
3 pks. $1
1 pound 69c
Crackers lb 29c
1 ()^ IBS
STORE HOURS—7:(M> to 7:90 Except Sundays and Holidays
Daily Delivery in the City
W. N. SIMMONS
Doors Open at 7:00 I*. M.
Complete show ran be seen any
time up to 8:30
Five Accidents in 1953
Kill Nineteen Persons
Five traffic smash-ups during 1953
earned the distinction of being nam
ed Oregon’s “worst of the year” by
the state traffic safety disvision Fri
day. Five accidents killed 19 persons.
Two of the multiple death mishaps oc-1
curred in Lane county; one when a
driver lost control at high speed and 1
struck another car with such im-1
pact that1 the motor, radiator, right I
front fender and hood were jerked i
from his car and thrown to the op
side of a four lane road. Debris and
the bodies of five people were scat- I
P. ft. Box 1321 Courage is that virtue which champ tered around a 100 foot radius.
The other Lane county tragedy oc-
ions the cause of right.—Cicero.
_ | curred on a curve when a driver trov- i
13 I cling at high speed skidded into loose
- I gravel and then catapulated across
the highway into a lake, drowning
himself and three persons.
Four more lost their lives in a Yam
hill county collision caused by a '
driver who disregarded a stop sign,
and collided with a second vehicle.
i This driver was later arrested and
I convicted of negligent homicide.
Last accident to make the state’s
| "most lethal” listing occurred in
November when the driver of a car,
accompanied by vacation-bound col-
lege students, lost control on wet
highway and careened, broadside into
another car. Three persons were kill
ed in this mishap. Earlier in the
year, three persons were killed when
a driver lost control of his car and
plunged over a bank in Jackson coun
January 8 and 9. 19.» 1
ty. Two died immediately and one,
died in a hospital a shoit time later.
Twenty-seven other — smash-ups j
brought death to 54 people during .
; 1953, to bring Oregon’s loss in mul- j
Pure and Lean
tiple-death collisions to 73.
¡ties form all traffic accidents in
1953 are expected to reach approxi
PHYLLIS THAXTER in
Mehama Extension Unit
To Meet Friday Forenoon
The Mehama Extension unit will
j meet Friday, January 8 at 10:30 in
Auditor the forenoon at the Mehama clubhouse.
The demonstration will be “Simple
Home Repairs,” given by Alice
Bouche and Shirley Raines, and mem
PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT bers are asked to bring a hammer and
a block of wood.
Bookkeeping, Accounting and
Bring the children, as a baby sitter
will be provided. Lunch will be served
and the meeting is open to anyone
Comer 3rd 4 Marion
J wishing to attend.
TW TO THVHK ABOUT
TIT ESI) A Y,
Order Deadline 3:0« p. M
Mill City. Oregon
Now that rainy season is
here stop in and see our
Lightweight Pullon Gaiters
Women’s.............................................. j 79 and 2.39
1.95 and 2.09
See us for other rubber footwear and clothing
at our reasonable prices.
lheatre tickets for the Saturday matinee will be
given FREE with any purchase at our store. Get
them for all your children.
Hilltop General Store
Mill City, Oregon
Being Set Up for Aid
Heart Education Program
PORTLAND—A state-wide organ
ization is being set up to further Ore
gon's participation in "National Heart
Month" through February, according
to James F. Miller, state chairman
of the 1954 Oregon Heart Associa
tion's fund raising and educational
County chaiimen will be appointed.
Miller said, to carry on the campaign
for funds in areas in which the Ore
gon association does not participate
as a beneficiary in United Fund or.
Community Chest allotments, and to ,
direct the general educational pro
gram aimed at prevention and treat-1
ment of diseases of the heart and cir- I
Miller pointed out the heart suffer- j
ers work classification unit, recently I
set up in Portland, as an example of
the community service made possible
through heart fund contributions.
Purpose of the unit is to assist |
persons with heart disease to adjust i
their daily routine and habits to
enable them to stay on their jobs,'
or to he .i-*.g'c.; to new jobs, with
employer cooperation, best suited to
their individual capacities for work.
Doctois r any part of the state may
refer their patients to the unit for
examination and advice.
Other association activities include
state-wide service for the prevention
of rheumatic fever, one of the three
major contributing factors of heart
disease, and continuing research
giants to the University of Oregon
medical school for the study of car
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