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2—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 1954
THE MILL CITY
FLORIST and NURSERY
W. N. SIMMONS
I PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
Bookkeeping. Accounting and
Corner 3rd and Morion
P. O. Box 1321
119 West Washington Street.
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DR. R. REYNOLDS CLINIC
1144 Cantor Street
a Dull Moment
“At the Bottom of the Hili’’
MILL CITY TAVERN
Byron Davis, Owner
Mill City, Oregon
short »hila, but a* permanent resi- Jason I AN* Files for
dents.. J*.... ' ’
---------------‘ ~ ‘ Representative
connected with the MAM plant at j I Jason Lee, Salem attorney, with
Entered as second class matter No
Lyons—and we feel that their choice ,
well ' "Tfices in the Masonic Building, a- .
vember 10, 1944 at the post office a'
of location for a future home is v _ ■ nounced today that he will be a ca-.-
i Mil) City, Oregon, under the Act of
founded. Mill City has much to of j didate for state representative from
By Don Moffatt
March 3, 187».
fer. It not only is the largest incor-1 ' Marion county in the coming May
porated city adjacent to the plant, but primary.
Per Year Marion-Lian Counties $2.50
it is situated in one of the most beau
Outside Marion-Linn Conn tie« 33.00
Lee, who has been considered a lik
were warned by a pessimistic fellow tiful spots in the country, with the ely candidate for mayor of Salem,
DON W. MOFFATT Editor-Publisher that the town might not be good af-1 North Santiam flowing through the stated, “There is need for a lawyer a-
(ter completion of the dam. Neutrally, center of town.
mong the Marion county delegation
Good schools, a good athletic field, and it will be a privilege to serve the
we didn’t take much stock in this
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j statement or we wouldn’t have picked tennis courts, fishing, good stores, citizens of this county in that capacity,
this spot to make our home. We are good churches and fraternal organi if elected.”
■ confident our fath in the community zations are a few of the things our
He was Junior first citizen for Sa
I will be justified. This being proven town has to offer the new resident. lem in 1952. He has been active in.
! each day, as more and more people Not only that, it is a friendly place community projects for the past sev.
are coming to live here. Each week in which to live. People are willing eral years, and was county-wide chair
new families are coming with the I to help newcomers find locations. man of the Chest X-ray program, and
intent of settling, not for just a These are vital things to search for county co-chairman of the March of
when locating in a community.
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During World War II he served in
every person killed on the highways.
The city council has designated May
Independent annual studies support 3 to 8 as clean-up week. It would the armed farces and received four
TWO MILLION VICTIMS
campaign ribbons and two bronze
Mr. Boate’s broader picture of the be well to have a paint-up campaign
stars for campaign engagements. He
Far from the entire story of stag actual motor vehicle toll. He gives
before that time, too.
gerring inci eases in automobile ac further credence to his contention that i nothing quite as pleasing to newcom- is a member of Capital Post No. ?
cidents in recent years is told in high the injury toll is from one-third to 55 j ers, than to come into a town that of the The American Legion.
Other organizations in which Lee is
way death statistics, which are moie percent greater than is generally be
■ has its buildings well painted. All
commonly used to depict horror of it lieved by citing much higher pro clubs and organizations are being active include the Salem Chamber of
all. The threatened toll of 40,000 portions of injured victims to dead asked to aid in this clean-up campaign. Commerce, Salem Rotary Club, Salem
dead in 1953 and perhaps as many or ones by official count in a number of Each individual property o»'ner should Y. M. C. A., Pacific Lodge No. 5«),
| more in 1954 speaks volumes in de I states. One state averaged 113 vic start NOW to get this “spring house A. F. & A. M. Scottish Rite, and the
Shrine. He is also a past state
picting the extent of the nation’s ac- tims injured for every highway fatal- cleaning” done.
president of the Sons and Daughters
| cident problem. But a great more is , lyt over the three year period from
One improvement was made in the [
i told, too, by the enoimous total of 1950 to 1952. Next highest average city recently. That was cleaning of of Oregon Pioneers, and a member
injured traffic victims, which reflects of a neighbaring state that runs some-, the debris from the bridge in Mill I of the First Presbyterian church of
almost as vividly the constant treat what lower, but those lower averages City. Dirt and rubbish had collected j Salem.
d . Lee, who is 38 years old, was born
1 of accidents to our safety.
are usually due to incomplete re- during the winter. A highway crew
According to Thomas N. Boate, ! porting or they occur in less populous completed the job Friday. Now if in Baker county where he spent his
I nationally known highway safety au states and have little effect on the someone would only fix that splash ' boyhood on a 160 acre farm. Hu
father, J. Roscoe Lee, and his grani-
thority, motor vehicles injured a- national average.
wall, so pedestrians didn’t have t-
Lee, both form-
i bout 2,000,000 victims in 1933 and pos- i So, instead of 35 persons hurt for get a shower every time they crossed . J father, Joseph in Daniel
’|erly raised in Marion
j sibly more in 1954.
\ every one killed, he believes the na- the bridge in wet weather, it rea^Y I e^t-grandfather" . the
His estimates run fat higher than tional average
i Nicholas Lee, founded the Methodist
; some quasi-official ones, which he more accurate picture if it were com
¡church in Dallas, in 1849. His moth-
declares are “completely unrealistic.’’ puted at 50 or 55 injured for every
Than there was the explorer’s wife | er, Myrtle E. Lee, was the Oregon
These run in the neighborhood of 1,- fatality.
That is shocking, but be who said, when accepting her hus- Mother for 1947.
! 350, 000 injured annually. The lower lievable news.
Surely it demands band’s helmet and gun that had
Lee graduated from the University
estimates, Mr. Boate explains, are that accident prevention measures of been found in the jungle,
“Poor of Oregon School of Law in 1939, ana
'based on theoretical tatios of ap- every kind must be adopted to stop j Henry! Something he disagreed with practiced in Eugene before the wa_.
proximately 35 persons injured for our motoring insanity.
and in Portland before moving to Sa
lem as a state employee with the Tax
Commission, in 1949.
He resides at 1500 South Liberty
street in Salem, with his wife Dorothy,
and their three children, Pat, Betty-
For a ballot slogan, Lee has select
ed "Experienced as a lawyer—ded
icated to sound, economical govern
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