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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (March 11, 1954)
<’pl. Delbert Meeks Now
Stationed on Okinawa
Army Cpl. Delbert Meeks, 23, son
of Mrs. Gladys M. Meeks, Mill City,
is now serving with the 29 th Reg
imental Combat Team on Okinawa.
A strong U. S. outpost in the Far
East, Okinawa is located off the coast
of China between Formosa and the
southern tip of Japan.
A communications platoon member,
Corporal Meeks entered the aimy in
February 1951 and completed basic
training at Fort Eustia, Virginia.
HIRSI IL LLOYD NOLAN in
Jl'DY CANOVA in
HILLTOP KIOS MATINEE
2:00 P. M. SATURDAY
1954 Ref| Cross Campaign Poster
•—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE I
THURSDAY, MARCH II. 1954
By Boots Champion
A show, "Bugles in the afternoon''
will be shown at 7:30 p. m. Wednes-.
day, March 17 at the Detroit school
gym. The show with a cast of Ray
Milland, Helena Carter, Hugh Mar
lowe, Forrest Tucker, and Eine.-t
Haycox has a vivid action offering
centeied about a number of soldiers
who were stationed in North Dakota
in 1876 shortly before the Sioux
Homemade candy and pop corn
will be available. The show is spon-
sored by the FOE auxiliary.
The food sale, sponsored by the Am
erican Legion Auxiliary, and held at
Davis’s store Tuesday was a success
ful undertaking. Proceeds go to girls
A play “Mr. Bean Goes to Lima’’ a
comedy will be piesented by the high
school students at Detroit school gym
April 23. The cast for the play is as
follows: Burley Beane, Robert Lady;
Blossom Queasy, Neomia Reedze; In
ertia Yadkin, Lillian Butler; Johnny
Rand, Gerald Vickers; Zoe Dudley.
Berneice Meals; Joslyn St. Clair, Edna
Golden; Elviry Skaggs, Anna Bess
Carte; Hiram Skaggs, Art Taylor;
Mrs. Bolcher Eva New; Bob Dudley,
Don Snyder; Amy St. Clair, Verna
The play is under the supervision of
Joyce Watkins of Idanha.
On Tuesday of this week the Junior
and Senior classes of the Detroit 1
school • were conducted on a tour ,
through the Oregon Pulp and Papei
Mill, and state institutions at Salem.
A group of volunteer men worked
Wednesday and over the weekend
making forms for the laying of a
concrete foundation for the new I)"-
Foo Late _______________
I o classify
BARBARA STANWYC K.
FOR SALE— Grass and grain hay i
40c and 70c per bale. Baled with
salt. Etzel Brothers, Rt. 1, Box 231,.
Stayton. Phone 14F71 or 16F84. 12,
THELMA RITTER in
JERRY’S (ORNER .
Then there was the scotch
man who aw oke one morn
ing and discovered his
wife had passed away dur
ing the night. He jumped
from his bed and called
down to the cook to pre
pare only one egg for
Gene Teague Chevrolet
JAMES MASON in
Doors Open at 7:08 P. M.
Complete show can be seen aa,
time up to 8:36
Following is a list of students ot
Mill City high school who have been
placed on the honor roll for the fourth
six week period of study:
I Ralph Jull, Yvonne Dart and Carol
Sharon Gallagher, Geraldine Hamb
lin, Richard Anderson, Richard Ver-
beck and Donna Bengston.
Evelyn Taylor, Annette Melting and
At* m I g
Hunt’s Corn cÄ,e 2
Holliday Margarine 4 «*•
Tuna FishWJSr 25c 3 >-
Chicken Noodle or
n . hc >’.
3 for $1.00
3 for 55c
5 oz tin *
Congratulations to Burt Boroughsand his Timberwolves on winning
MARCH 12 and 13
Specials for Friday and Saturday
STORE HOURS—7:00 to 7:00 Except Sundays and Holidays
Daily Delivery in the City
Continued from Page 1
Carey fouled and was replaced by
setting the final score at 49-41.
Pure and iA-an zftfc
D m £ I*
Mrs. Wm. Shuey Chairman
Of Easter Seal Sale Here
Elton Gregory with IS points, »si
high scorer and Jack Melting was sec-
' ond for the victors with 13 points
High for the Cardinals was Lyn
Grouser with 17 counters.
example of Mill City’s defense wa*
Corbett’s Jack Herin who scored 30
points against Jefferson. Elton Greg
ory held him to 6 points Saturday
night. Corbett’s cool, organized brand
of basketball was visably ruffled in
the final quarter as they saw' their
chance for a state tourney berth fad
Pvt. William (’rites Now
ing out in the fs . of the red-hot
stationed at Camp Hale
PFC Williams L. Crites, 20, whose Mill City 4»
wife, Barbara, lives at 25 Clay street, Ward 3
Highwood, Ill., is now at Camp Hale, Gregory 18
Colorado, taking part in exercise ski Carey 13
jump, the Army’s 1954 mountain and Melting
cold weather training maneuver.
Crites, son of Mrs. Harry C. Har
Subs scoring: Crosier 3 for Mill
mon of Lyons, Oregon, is a pole line City. Officials: Nelson and Vander-
man in the 529th Signal Operations vort.
Company which maintains communi
In the preliminary Jefferson edged
cations between units participating in Gervais 50-49 in one over-time, for
the exercise. The company is also third place
After the final game
testing new type signal equipment trophies were handed out and Grevais
under the sub-zeio conditions.
won the sportsmanship trophy.
Ski Jump, which will end with a Crousier. Dick Crook, MC guard,
regimental size field maneuver in made a free throw to raise the score to
This symbol ot mr" '
March, is being held high in the Colo 37-29. Barney made a Corbett free
X'c“ appe"u ,u
rado rockies. Approximately 5,000 throw, Crosier made one for Mill City,
to an t"
er the Jo"!
„ ■„ ’h
in Rd ( ro„ humanitarian
troops are being trained in winter Hunter marked up a point for Cor
warefare and survival techniues over bett and Crouser made the score 38-
snow- 33 with a lay-in. Crook and Gregory
troit community and fire hall build were Caiolyn Beason. Vauirhn Everly, snow movement on skis and
anti- made Mill City free throws, Crouser
Earl Humphrey, Doreathea Humph
sank a gifty. Crook dunked a close *
The Red Cross drive in this area got rey, Johnny Ziebert, Ricky, Mike and guerilla operations.
jump shot, and Crouser scored twice,
under way last week. Heading the De Cecelia Williamson, and the honored
I a long one and a lay-in, making it
troit campa gi. is Mrs. John Bryant. guests, Donna and Linda.
Meander Inn Leads In
12-38. Melting dumped in a free
Mrs. Jess Glasgow was visiting her
Assisting her a.e Mr.-.. Lill.an Gesch-
' throw and with a little more than
Mrs. Dave Oja, Mrs. Brad Hum- daughter in The Dalles last week when Shuffleboard Tournament
Mrs. Betty Dean and Boots she received a suiprise telephone call ' In last Friday evening's league three minutes to go Mill City started
Champion. Heading the Idanha cam- from her navy son, Ronald W. Glas shuffleboard tournament games, the to stall. However, Corbett got the
gow, telling her his ship the USS Cedars won by 24 points over the ball and Barney scored making Mill
paign is Mrs. H. H. Storey,
Little Linda June Storey, daughter Helena had just docked at Long Beach, Spillway by a score of 184 to 160. The City’s lead 43-40.
■' . H. H. Storey, of California from overseas and he would game was played on the Cedars board. and and two successful trips to the
of Mr. and Mis.
Idanha, underwent a tonsilectomy last be home on a 72 hour pass. Ronald and Meander Inn trounced the Lake with charity line by Melting, netted all four
Wednesday at Salem. She is now at his mother met at Portland, arriving a 44 point lead, score 154-110. The free throws drow-ned Corbett’s faint
est hopes 49-40, with 15 seconds to
in Detroit Saturday. He left here Sun game was played at The Lake.
home, getting along fine.
Next Friday’s League games will go. Barney made a free throw
We are happy to report that John day evening to report back to his
Estey no whas his arm out of the ship at Long Beach. Ronald’s last visit be played as follows: Lake vs Spill
way on Spillway board, Idanha. The
cast. Johnny doesn’t feel like taking home was in August.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hailan mo- Cedars draws the bye.
any healthy swings with it yet, it just
In Sundays off the record all man
feels darned gqpd to have it out of ! tored to The Dalles Wednesday of
last week. Enioute home they visited team game played between Detroit
with Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Smith at and Byron’s at Mill City, Detroit lost
Sure as shooting when this time
Lyle. Arriving in Portland they were by 45 points, score 182-137. In other
of the year rolls around, so do the
accompanied home by Mts. Harlan’s non-league games played Sunday at
three-day measles. Many school child-j
mother Mrs. Hilrna Dickie, who has Mill City, Les’s was defeated by
ren are on the absentee list with the
been visiting friends there. Mrs. | Aumsville and Meander took the Lana
Dickie spent the weekend in Mill City tavern team of Salem into camp,
visiting with her children, the Arlie,: Next Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock,
A FRIENDLY STORE
tained with a birthday party at their George and Jim Dickie families. On the Willamettes Woman’s league
home March 4 honoring their twin Tuesday the Harlan’s took her back shuffleboard team will play an all
daughters, Donna and Linda on their to Portland.
S 4 H GREEN STAMPS
woman’s team at the Lake.
6th birthday. Colorful baloons were
Spring can't be too far off in this
The Willamette Woman’s league
used to decorate the rooms. A large area. While all of us enjoyed the team is a registered and qualified
Our building is small
candled birthday cake and ice crean. wonderful sunshine last week, we | league team, and represents taverns
was served to the guests. Attending have had to don rarn clothes and ! throughout the Willamette Valley,
But our store is large
boots this week so far, to keep dry They are working for state champion-
from the torrential rains. But then its ship,
We can sell for less
showers that make the flowers grow ;
you know. Our feathered friends the
Because we don’t charge
robins are putting in their appearance Meander Inn
again, and crocuses, tulips and daffo-1 Mill City Tavern
dils are coming up like mad. So never The Lake
ON THE HIGHWAY
fear, when the ants and trees stick 1 Cedar’s Tavern
their necks out. you will know spring Spillway
has sprung for sure.
| Les s Tavern
¡Students Named for
Hixih School Honor Roll
Order Deadline 3:00 P. M
Mill City, Oregon
Mrs. Wm. Shuey has been appointed
chairman of the Easter Se.il com
mittee in Mill City, says L. A. Bowen
of Salemn, Marion county chairman of
The task for preparing the Easter,
Seals for mailing to residents of the ,
county ha- been under way for several
weeks. The first seals will go into
the mails approximately March 18.
and residents of the city are asked to.
respond as soon as possible.
The sale of Easter Seals provide,
the principle means of suppoit for the
Oregon Society for Crippled Children I
and Adults. Hundreds of physically
handicapped Oregonians are counting
on your purchase of seals to help
them, says Mrs. Rowan.
The society projects include the
Children’s Hospital school at Eugene,1
where youngsters from more than 20
Oregon counties receive special edu- |
cation, care and treatment; a sum-1
mer camp for crippled children near
Reedsport, a special center in Port
land and the Craft Shop for the handi
capped in Portland.
Oregon Gets Funds
For Forest Highways
Highways in the National forests of
Oregon have been appropriated $3.- 1
098.05 > for the fiscal year beginning
July 1, 1954, it was announced byi
Ray Conway, general manager, Ore- l
gon State Motor Association. The
funds were authorized by the Federal-
aid Highway Act approved June 25,!
Mr Conway said that the funds'
for Oregon will be used in greater;
part for modernizing obsolete and
dangerous conditions of old high
ways, many of which are links in
Federal-aid and State Systems.
Only California was apportioned
more than Oregon with S3.21M18 as
the first largest amount of Federal
aid, with Idaho's share third, total-;
lnlt 82.289,655; Alaska fourth with
81.960,694; Montana fifth with 81.-1
791.703; Colorado sixth with 81.811.-'
830; Washington seventh with 81.561,• j
709; and Arizona eighth with 31.276.-'
The pacific Northwest, including'
laska. out of forty-two states and i
possessions sharing 822.500.000 is
being apportioned nearly 54 percent I
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