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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 18, 1954)
THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGH*
V OLI ME XI
NI MBER 7
City’s Oldest Resident
Honored on Birthday
MILL CITY OREGON,
On Rood Approach
TO THE HEART OR N A l l RE S EMPIRE
THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 18. 1954
New Dog Pound Now
Ready for Operation
$2.50 a Year, |()t. a Copy
Timberwolves Lose to
Jefferson Tuesday Night
Mill City's dog pound which is lo
cated at the Mill City dump grounds
west of town is now ready for opera
Work was started this week on the tion. -aid Chief Meader Monday af
new highway approach to Mill City. ternoon. Residents are now warned
A shovel began operation by dig that dogs will have to be taken care
The Mill City Timberwolves re
The 99th birthday anniversary of i
The Mill City Timberwolves defeat
Mrs. Ida Geddes was observed at her Mill City area, where they both taught. ging into the t.-ank of the highway of or the animals causing trouble ed the Oregon Deaf School Panthers ceived their second licking of the sea
son as the Jefferson Lions walked
home Saturday evening by the annual They also taught at the Mineral near the Mill City Tavern. This is will be nicked up and held in the in Salem last Friday night.
"get-together” of friends and rela j Springs College at Sodaville, of which being done to make a wider turn. The dog pound.
Mill City led all the way with over them 63-48 Tuesday night at
Chief Meader is well pleased with quarter scores as follows: 21-10; 43- Mill City. One factor in Mill City’s
tives. A covered-dish dinner was at
tended by 43 people, with Miss Daisy Geddes has attended the reunion of way near The Enterprise office to the new building. It is well ventilated 17, and 61-36. The final score was loss w’as the absence of ace forward
i and dry, and dogs picked up will have 78-48.
Elton Gregory, highest scorer in the
Geddes, who makes her home with her students and teachers of the Soda widen the road at this point.
ville school, annually, for the past II The street in front of The Enter a good "home ’ until their owners call
mother, acting as hostess.
Elton Gregory led the win with 28 League, who was ill. Another factor
prise office will be closed, as will the for them. Dogs will be held for 10 days points backed up by Jack Melting’s 16 was Mill City’s lack of superiority on
Following the dinner, photographs
Mrs. Geddes appears much younger
“ere taken of Mrs. Geddes and those than her years, being alert and active, old approach to the city. The new- and if no one calls for them, they will and Al Ward's 14. Dave Maynard was he backboards.
Jefferson led all the way, increasing
high for the Panthers with 18 points.
wnom she calls her "grandchildren,” and able to recall past events quickly. approach will make it easier for be destroyed.
48 OSD their half time advantage, 32-25, to
Florene Rhoten, Bill Shepherd, Cleone She has a sparkle in her eye and a trucks to get into town, and elim ’ Owners may redeem their dogs by Mill City 78
6 McCann 63-48 at the final buzzer. The Lions
Kaplinger Judge, and Virginia Mason wonderful sense of humor. She says inate the hazard of the abrupt rise paying 50c a day for their care. The Gregoiy 28
3 Thompson were sparked by George Marlatt, who
I dog pound will be open between 5 and Ward 14
Hoeye. Other pictures were taken with she never worries. Mrs. Geddes as near the McCarthy Furniture.
6 p. m. daily except Saturday and Carey 2
18 Maynard scored 17 points, and tall center John
the “great-grandchldiren,'' Bobby and sists her daughter, Daisy, in the
10 Lewin Wright, who scored 16 to remain the
Barbara Jean Rhoten, Tommy and housework and gardening at the fam
The name chosen for the dog pound Crook 4
5 Heath second highest scorer in the league.
Craig Judge, and Judy, Ellen, and ily home. Mr. Geddes and another
is ‘‘owners’ neglect’’
Subs scoring; .Mill City, Ed Greg- Top Timberwolf scorers were Al Ward
Jon oeye, also pictures of the large daughter, Verna, died a number of
orv 5, Crosier 6, Syverson 2, Thomas with 15 and Jack Melting with 14.
I years ago, and her son, Alfred, who
Mill City’s loss should have put
1. OSD: Whittle 3, Applebee 3.
For entertainment, Curtis Cline had lived here with his mother and
Marion County Council of
them back with Grevais but Chemewa
Officials: Reder and Mull.
showed a number of colored slides of sister, passed a way last spring.
overthrew the Cougars 63-62. The
IcCtfion and Auxiliary
various localities. Franklin McDowell
At a joint meeting of all women
The Mill City Junior Varsity won third upset was Gates' 65-59 triumph
also showed some slides taken while of the Presbyterian church, which was
Meet in Mill City Friday
54-34 victory at the expense of the over Scio. Sublimity dumped Detroit
he was in Korea, The remainder of held at the home of Mrs. Janies Swan
A joint meeting of the American a OSD
JVs. Don Lemke sparked Mill 63-50 and St. Paul downed OSD 55-43,
the evening was spent in visiting last week a birthday cake honored
Legion Posts and the Auxiliary Units City with
21 points while Applebee’s as expected.
about old times.
her. She was presented a book from
Following the regular dinner meet of the Marion County Council was 16 was high for the Deaf Schoolers.
Mill City still leads the league with
Mrs. Geddes, who attends church the group.
ing of the Mill City Lions club Mon
Mill City 54
.34 OSO 14 wins and two losses.
The Toastmistress club, of which day evening, a Court of Honor was day’ evening. The business meeting of I Lemke 21
regularly and is active as a member
Junior Varsity Wins
ir. a number of organizations has been Mrs. Geddes is an honorary member, held for the Boy Scouts, which organ- each group was held separately, fol Walczak 6
The Mill City Junior Varsity won
honored upon several occasions dur honored her with a speech by Lee Ross iation the club sponsors. Awards lowed by the social hour.
16 Applebee from Jefferson 46-24. They led all the
Units were given the names of the Harrington
ing the past week in observance of on “Our Valentine Sw-eetheait,” at a were presented by Lee Ross, chairman
6 Bixel way. Mill City’s leading point-maker
her birthday, which took place on Feb- | recent meeting,
of the scout committee. Other com winners for the flag code contest. Re Jull 5
Upton was Bob Stettner who rammed 14
mittee members present were: Bih ports were given by the units of the
Reserves scoring. Mill City: Thomp points through the hoop. Don Lemke
Signing the guest list were Altha j Rainbow Girls Make Plans McCoy, Roger Nelson, Ed Cooke, and various accomplishments of the past son 2, Leach 1, Kuhlman 4, Bassett 4, was right behind him with 12. Jef
Grimes, D. Hoeye, Lettie Cline, C. M. I
ferson’s highest was Leonard Whort
Post* and Units attending included Sheythe
Cline, Gladys Trask, Elsie Potter, | For Dinner March fith
on who tickled the nets for seven
Mel Robinson, T. L. Henness, Mildred i Miss Penny Gould presided as Wor opened the meeting, after which the those from Idanha. Stayton, Aums
Other Marion B games Friday night counters.
Allen, Cora Goodman, Helen Saucier, thy Advisor at the last meeting of the following awards were made: Elmer ville, Salem No. 136, Salem No. 9, Mt. were Jefferson 65, St. Paul 43; Ger
Edward McNulty, Harold Judge, Mar-1 Rainbow for Girls held Wednesday of (Dutch) Steiner, scoutmaster, the Angel, Silverton, Aurora and Mill vais 61, Gates 44; Chemewa 64, De
Ensign James E. Cooke
tin V. Kelly, Milton Rhoten, Floyd ( last week.
At this meeting the girls made Star scout award; first class badge
To Be Married in April
After the business sessions, danc- troit 56; Scio 48, Sublimity 44.
Shepherd, Bill Shepherd, Wilma Jull,
A,lan Tuers, who was unable to be
Georgia Mason, Edith Mason, Will plans for the Masonic-Eastern Star present because of illness; second ing was the diversion of the evening,
Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Mull, of Inde
Ross of Portland, Maxine McDowell, dinner March 6. The girls are in class, Donald Cree, Larry Moberg, followed by the serving of refresh. i Toastmistress Club Meets
pendence, have announced the fourth
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Davis, Lucy Shep charge of this dinner. Also discussed Tommy Fencl and David Jennings; ments.
coming marriage of their daughter, 9
I Here Thursday Evening
herd, Franklin McDowell, Alice Hen was the apron sale which will be held Tenderfoot badge, Jerry Upward, Lee
Marilyn Mull, to Ensign James
I The Mill City Toastmistress club Miss
ness, Barbara Kelly, Nona McDowell, in conjunction with the dinner.
E. Cooke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed.
Neilson, Louis Morgan, Teddy Ficker, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gooch
Florene Roten, Olivia Kaplinger,
Ronald Foster, and Kenneth Siler;
| evening at the Bank Cafe with Mrs. Cooke of Mill City.
Cleone Judge, Judy and Ellen Hoeya, Mark Sakton, founder of the Order Merit badges, Marlin Noyes in cycl Celebrate 58th Wedding
The ceremony will take place in
Howard Means, the president, con-
Bobby Rhoten, Tommy Judge, Craig of Rainbow for Girls, who passed ing and stamp collecting, and I)uteri Anniversary Sunday
Salem at the First Methodist church
Roten, Tammy Lee Judge, Craig
at 8 o’clock, April 17. A reception
Steiner for home repairs, marksman
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gooch, Sr., cele also given the invocation. Topic mis
Judge, Barbara Jean Rhoten, Virginia
ship and archery. The Woodsman Pa brated their 58th wedding annivers tress was Mrs. Don Miley, with Ruby will follow in the Cairier room.
Hoeye, Daisy Geddes, Jonathan Hoeye, Shower Held at Community trol won the Gold Arrow attendance
Miss Mull attended Oregon College
ary, at their home here last Sunday, Crosier ac’.ing as Toastmtstress.
C. E. Mason, Mrs. Bassett, Mr. and
of Education at Monmouth and her
a ward for having the most parents with the actual date being on Friday,
Mrs. Fred Gooch, Mr. and Mrs. R.
fiance is a graduate of the University
I GATES—Members of the congrega present.
February 12. The day was observed given by Edna Ross, Gwen Jones, of Southern California. He is a mem
L. Faust, and Mrs. Ida Geddes.
with a quiet family dinner and after
Held in esteem as Mill City's oldest tion of the Gates Community Church
ber of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
citizen, Mrs. Geddes was born Ida of Christ complimented their student John Muir, who represented th» noon of visiting for members of the and Dolores Stewart. Serving as eval He is now stationed at Bai in Field,
Stella Lathrop in New London, Wis
Alabama, where the couple will live
Elaine Kiersey as timer.
consin, where her father was a Con Phyllis Hardesty, the church song Albany, field executive of the Cal- close friends.
I after their marriage.
Attending the affair were their two
gregational missionary, in 1855. She i leader, Gene Bates and fiancee, Miss
and her husband, Joseph, came west 1 Ina Zinck with a joint miscellaneous Charles Kelly, Lions club president, sons, Mr. and Mrs. Fled Gooch, Jr., speech contest, the winner to repre PICTURES SHOWN AT MEETING
___ in I show’er, Sunday afternoon in the rec- Robert Veness showed colored slides of Sweet Home, and Mr. and Mrs. sent the Mill City club at the area
in 1883. They
OF MILL CITY WOMANS CLUB
Salem, inquiring where teachers were reation rooms of the high school. The taken at Camp P!:neer last summer. Earl Gooch and daughter, Twyla, of contest.
The.Mill City Woman’s club held its
Special guests at the dinner in Salem, and their daughter, Mrs. Syl
needed, before being directed to the lwo young couples are students at
regular meeting in the Presbyterian
the Nrthwest Christian college, in Eu- cluded Kenneth Jury of Albany, Jack via Duncan of Independence. Others Ltx’al Merchant To
room Tuesday evening,
( gene and plan to be married in the Lake, and John Baldwin.
included Mrs. Mary Russell of Salem, Attend Portland Convention recreation
with Mrs. John Muir
I near future.
mother of Mrs. Earl Gooch, Mrs. Es
“There will be a little fun, but presiding. Mrs. De I-os Hoeye acted as
Gaines and the opening of the many
ther Groves Cotta of Eugene, a long
! gifts preceded refreshments served to Well Child (’(inference
time frenid, and Mrs, Bessie Bassett. mostly a lot of hard work” said Albert secretary. Twenty-two members and
Toman proprietor of the Marshall- guests were present
the guests of honor, Mr. Arnold, Miss To Be Held February 23
Following the short business meet
Store, in announcing to The
| Hardesty, Mr. Bates, Miss Zinck and \t Mill City Grade School
Salem Singers To Present Wells
Enterprise that he would attend the ing, Mrs. Noble Streeter showed pic-
“Advertising benefits everyone” |
A well child conference will be held Sacred Concert at Idanha
annual Marshall-Wells stores mer tuies taken when she and Rev. Street
is the theme of Advertising Recog and Mrs. Albert Arnold, of Jefferson, February 23 between the hours of 10
chandising congress which will be held er were attending Seminary in New
nition Week, February 14 to 20, which Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Hennes, Mmes a. m. and 3:30 p. m. at the Mill City
in Portland on February 22, 23 and 24. Jersey, also other scenes of the East
is being observed in Oregon and
“Activities,” said Mr. Toman, “will ern states.
throughout the nation.
At the refreshment hour, a birthday
Dr. Stone and a nurse from the the Idanha Community church Sun be divided between many hours of
The annual observance Started four
honored Mrs. Ida Geddes, who
years ago by the Advertising Assoc ford and Della Dike, Patty and Con will conduct the clinic. Mrs. William
problems at the Columbia Athletic lecently celebrated her 4H»th birthday
iation of the West has expanded na
Pennick of Gates will be in charge. church denominations and is under the club, headquarters, and the mer anniversary. Mrs. Geddes seldom mis
tion-wide this year under the spon Andreasson, Petrilla Lute, Helen For appointments call Mrs. Pennick
direction of Ernest Friesen. The public chandise display room at the Mar ses a meeting of the Woman's club.
sorship of the Advertising Federation
Hostesses were Mrs. Don Sheythe,
shall-Wells company distributing
is invited to attend.
of America. The United States de Roberta and Edward Chance, Jr., and
warehouse.” About 400 store proprie Mrs. R. F. Saucier, and Mrs. J. F.
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partment of Commerce and the United
States Chamber of Commerce are urg
ing full cooperation of every local and j Mill City Tavern Defeats
I Central Meeting for Linn
civic business group.
llnonnor Inn tn Inn I nnrriin
Mrs. Nellie Turnidge
|Co. Democrats in Albany
“Advertising is the main stimulant Meander Inn to Top League
Ixivering Dies Saturday
Democrats from all precinct» in
to American business and the spur to ' Mill City Tavern defeated Meander
Linn county are planning to attend a
the greatest material progress the i Inn by 32 points ot take the league
At Santa Ana, California
world has ever known,” said W.1 lead in the Santiam Shuffleboard
The national founders of PT A were |
GATES—Telegraphic word rece central meeting on Monday, Feb. 22
Arthur Steels, publisher of the Klats- league.
honored at a Founders’ Day program ; high school gym, it was announced ived here told of the death Saturday, at 8 p. m. in the Albany labor temple,
222 east Third street. A speaker
Mill City .Tavern got away to a presented by the Campfire Girls at by Mrs. Robert Veness, chairman of
kanine Chief and president of the Ore
Feb, 13, in Santa Ana, California, of
gon Newspaper Publishers Associa good start but the Meander Inn gang the regular PTA meeting last Wed- the committee. Music will be furnished Mrs. Nellie Turnidge Lovering, 71, of unusual merit will be secuied for
by Stubby Mills’ orchestra.
tion which is helping the Oregon Ad kept pecking away at this lead ano oesday evening.
resident of this community during her
She is Margaret Clark of Port
President Nesbitt made a plea for | girlhood. Mrs. Lovering was born on
Club and the Ijind Ad Club with the . at one time was only 16 points behind.
Mrs. Gene Englegau, leader of the
I It wasn’t until the third round when 7th and 8th grade group of Campfire a volunteer to take over the job of the Turnidge homestead, in Linn land, executive secretary of Oregon
The objective of the week is to in (teams Ray Walker and ‘Capt’ Bennett Girls, read a short history of the be Cubmaster as Kenneth Hunt will be county, between Mill City and Gates, democratic party, and her address will
terpret advertising's place and part ; and Mr. and Mrs. Davis came through ginnings of PTA. Mrs. Alice Vernon unable to carry on this work much where she lived until her marriage. outline the organization and function*
in our economy and life, and its re with good games to put the Mill City and Mrs. Phoebe Hearts, the two longer.
Tw« brothers, Bert and Elda Turnidge, of the party from precinct to top
sponsibility in the days ahead in keep Tavern team in first place.
founders of PTA, were portrayed by
Mrs. Roger Nelson, Mr». Kenneth of Mill City and a sister, Mrs. Ktella state level. Her message will be of
much practical value to all county and
Jerry s Tavern lost a ‘‘tuffy” to the Sybil Dart and Shareen Muir. Wear Crosier and Mrs. Melbourne Rambo Murphy, of Centralia,
ing buyers informed, keeping business
Washington, precinct workers.
moving and in general sparking our Spillway, giving them their first win ing appropriate costumes, the girls were elected to serve on the nominat survive her, also her uncles,
Albany democrats will act as host
and the Cedars Tavern took Les’s into posed as portraits in a large picture ing committee. This committee will Henness, 99; and Lincoln Henness, 90
at the coffee hour following the
Advertising especially typifies the camp. The Lake was idle.
frame decorated with the Valentine make its report at the March meeting of Gates, and numerous cousins.
This week ends the first half of theme. The Campfire girls concluded at which time the election of officers
American Way of Life as compared
with dictatorships. In America, the play with The Lake coming to Jerry’s. their part of the program with a dem for the coming year will he held.
OPENING DANCE TO BE HELD
decision of the buyer is all important. The Cedars will play at Meander Inn onstration of various dances which
It was decided that the PTA would Portland Firm Gets Bid
HERE SATURDAY NIGHT
Under dictatorships and other author and Mill City Tavern going to tne they have learned at the monthly P sponsor some sort of entertainment On Work at Detroit Dam
Space har been taken in thia issue
itarian governments, the public has Splilway. Les’s draws the bye.
TA sponsored school parties.
as a reward to the school patrol. Mrs.
Urban Plumbing A Heating Co.,
Past presidents of the Mill City P Lee Bassett “as appointed to con Portland, bidding $5,138, Wednesday, of
the opening dance in the Dawes build
Lost TA were introduced and presented tact the boys and discuss their pre
The Mil) City Enterprise is happy to
wa» low of two bidder» for modifica ing.
U with corsages by Mrs. Howard Means, ference.
join with other newspapers, other ad Mill City Tavern
tion of two regulating outlet gate
The floor has been refinished and
vertising media, and other organiza
vice-president of the local organiza- <
2 tion. Mrs. Harry Mason, Mrs. Robert ' Mrs. Earl Louckes, fourth grade, hydraulic oil piping systems at De the building put in shape. This will
tions to help explain how advertising The Lake
2 Veness, Mr». Kenneth Crosier and and the junior class in high school troit Dam on the North Santiam fill a long felt need in the city. Jim
plays such an improtant part in the Cedars Tavern
Iholtz and Jack Lake will furnish the
4 Mrs. Roger Nelson, the past presi won the awards for having the high River.
lives of all.
est percentage of parents present at
Government estimate for the work music. Dances will be held every
« dents, all made short talks.
was $4,400. Copenhagen Company Saturday night.
FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR Les’s Tavern
The program was opened by the
The March meeting will be Father’s
ROSE MtRIF. KIF.RSEY
presentation of colors by the Camp- ( Night with an appropriate program, of Portland wa» the other bidder with
Funeral services were held in Stay Small Crowd Out For
fire girls. Carol Cooke played The Star j it “as announced by Arey Podrabsky, I an offer of $5,163.
DETROIT DAM WEATHER
ton Monday afternoon for Rose Marie
Spangled Banner on the piano.
(Courtesy of Corpa of Engineer»)
Eastern Star l-odge
K ersey, two-month-old daughter of
During the business meeting which
Daily 7:30 A. M Readings
Mrs. Roger Nelson, membership To Attend District Meet
Only a small crowd was present at wan conducted by A. E. Nesbitt, presi
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kiersey of Mill
City, “ho passed away on Friday I the school meeting held at the audi dent. it “a- announced that movies
Max. Min. Pep.
The baby seemed in good health torium Tuesday evening to decide shown to the children during the P
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It was decided to wait until after
Member» of Marilyn Chapter No. Feb. 9
Thursday night but became ill Friday I whether or not the voters of the dia- TA meeting by Bob Thorpe, hospital
trict will vote on a proposition rel- ity chairswin, are open only to child- the March fund-raising project to 145 of the Eastern Star in Mill City Feb 10
There are three
selected the water heater which i« be will attend a d strict meting to be Feb. 11
i’Hji in th* stive of a sum of $90 f
rtr arrompsr ed b- parerts.
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fa-nily. CeeeFa Ann
a Jean, irl expended monies now on I and.
The St. Patr ck’s dance, which is ing purcha ed for the kitchen of the held at 8 p.m. February 21 at Stayton. Feb. 12
1.95 147« ¡4
The group »greed that
Theie will be a practice for officers Fe ■.
Mary Beth. Grave-:
t víren wer*
lectio being <po.'i«ored by the local PTA «.« high school recreation room. Mr Earl
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► c'.d at the Lone
erretery at should be held and it w
g -woiert >« ’*> be held f.'v de» leoorted o the ••Re.* of a' S’a.' tor »'< ■. uary 21 a. 2:3) io G,i
to a vo . March 15 I
Honor Held at
Felt by Everyone
\ati()n(ll FOUdderS HOHOrCd
At P.T.A. Program Here