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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1954)
THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
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. 22. 1954
Chipper Mill To Start
Operation In Ten Days
DETROIT DAM WEATHER
(Courtesy of Corps of Engineers)
Daily 7:30 A M. Readings
Max. Min. Pep.
Talent Tryouts at
Lions Club Meeting
Businessmen Organize to
Promote City Betterment
Ticket for the Lions Club TahAit
Show were distributed to members at j
the met • ting Monday night. A contest |
A chipper mill is expected to be
About 38 businessmen of Mill City
is on a it the present time with the
lr. operation east of Mill City within Garden Club (’on vent ion
met last Wednesday night to form a friendship hall of the Pre-byteriaa
church to further discuss the situ*-
the next 10 days, accoiding to Philip To Be Held Saturday
ners following the sale of the tickets. group to work for the betterment of tion and lay the foundation for a long-
O. Leitherer of Portland, owner of the
At Legion Hall Here
Money for the ticket sales is to be the city, to attempt to get more in range promotion program.
The Mill City Garden club will play April
turned in to the treasurer Monday dustry into this area, and to promote
Discussion on the street situation
Elton Madden is the foreman of
a general clean-up campaign.
took up considerable time. A commit
the plant and about five men are host to garden clubs of the district
Contestants showing up for tiyouts
working at the present time installing comprising Benton, Linn, Polk and
was Charles Kelly. Bill McCarthy was tee, Charley Stewart and Howard
for the show Monday night were
the machinery. The plant will chip Marion counties at the Legion hall
Don Becker was appointed to woik on a
Donnalee Oliver of Gates, who played
committee to check on the coast of a
wood for pulp mills. They also plan here Saturday, with registration fiom
9:30 to 10 a. m.‘
a piano solo. Jean and David Prideaux
to make broom handles.
The men, all fired w-ith enthusiasm, street oiling program and to report
The program will be opened by a sa
of Lyons played an accordian and piano
When the plant is in operation, Mr.
called another meeting for to at the meeting tonight.
duet and Terry Dustan and Dale
Lee Knowles and Verne Shaw were
Leitherer stated about 12 men would lute to the flag led by the Stayton
(Thursday) at 8 o’clock. at the
Woodard, both of Mill City, sang
appointed to draft a name for the or
be used. They plan to operate 12 club, under the direction of Marie
The American Legion Auxiliary held solos.
months a year and to use local help Freies. The state conservation pledge
will be led by Mrs. C. V. Christensen its regular
Theie is still time for those wish
A discussion about signs directing
wherever they can.
of the Scio club. The visitors will be hal] Monday evening, with department >nK to audition for the talent show
the public to the business center of
welcomed by members of the Mill City piesident of Oregon, Lois Erickson which will be held at the Mill City
Mill City was also discussed, but no
! club and group singing will take of Portland as a special guest. May Theatre, April 29.
action was taken at the first meeting.
place from 10:15 to 10:30. Mrs. Sam Witcome, department secretary, was I The nominating committee pre-
The group went on record as being
Burch, Santiam district director will I also an honored guest from Portland, sente.i the following names for the
in favor of a general city-wide clean
give the reports of club presidents on
Chief busines at the Woman’s club up, paint up progiam, where the resi
During the business session, under various offices: Frank Hunter, How
the activities of the year. A pot luck the supei vision of Joan Cauble, presi ard Means, piesident; Home.- Thack meeting Tuesday night consisted of dents of the city are asked to co
dinner will be served at noon with Mrs. dent, the girls were chosen who will er, Bob Hill, 1st vice president; Martin the report of the nominating comniit- operate in cleaning up and painting
Marilyn Assembly, Order of Rain E. D. Cooke giving the invocation.
I attend Girls’ State in Salem. They are Hansen and Bill McCoy, 2nd vice . tee for next year’s officers, who will up their premises.
bow for Girls, had several visitors
Opening the afternoon program the ¡Carol Andreas.-en of Mill City, and president; Harold Kliewer and Al Nes-| take office in the fall. Unanimously
from Chadwick Assembly in Salem at
.... . of - Gates.
bitt, 3rd vice president; Bob Thoipe ! elected were: piesident, Mrs. O. K.
high school band will present a num- t>_
the regular meeting Wednesday even- . ber and Judy Podrabsky will play two
DeWitt; 1st vice president; Mrs. Delos
Paper flowers were made for the and Jay Mason, secretary-treasurer; ~
ing. Three girls attended from Chad marimba numbers.
I “wheel-chair” parade of the Veter Buzz Fleetwood and Don Moffatt, tail Hoeye; 2nd vice president, Mrs. A. E.
wick, the Worthy Advisor and the |
At 1:30 Mrs. Dorothy Frank, state ans’ Hospital in Portland, which takes 1 twister; Jim Poole and Vai White, Westgaard; recording secretary, Mrs.
Associate Advisor included.
president will give her report on the place during the visit of the Queen Lion Tamer; Burton Boroughs and Harry Mason; corresponding secre
Robert Draper, worshipful master national convention which was held ;
Hugh Walkup for board members.
tary, Mrs. William Stewart; and
of the Masonic Lodge, was introduced in the South. Mrs. Franks represented of the Portland Rose Festival each
June. Poppies were also put on cards I Hugh Walkup asked Lion members treasurer, Mrs. John Baldwin. Serving
A number of local residents at
and presented a gift.
1 five states at this convention, Idaho, to be displayed in business house | to sign up to give blood when the on the nominating committee were tended the impressive candle-light
Plans weie made for the banquet Washington, Oregon California and
windows in anticipation of the annual bloodmobile comes here Friday. It will Mrs. M. G. Rambo, Mrs. Roger Nelson, marriage service held in the First
to be given honoring their secret Nevada. She will show slides and pic
be at the high school between the Mrs. C. M. Cline, and Miss Daisy- Methodist church at Salem, at 8
Masonic “fathers,” the date to be tures taken while at the convention. 1
Plans were made for a dinner on i hours of 4 to 7 p. m.
o'clock Saturday evening, when Miss
Wednesday, April 29 at 6 o clock, The theme of the national convention
May 1, honoring al! past Commandeis1
Repoit on Campfire work was given Marilyn Mull, daughter of Mr. and
The initiatory degree will be put on was "Wayside Parks and Gardens.”
and past presidents of District No. 2. !
by the leader, Virginia Hoeye, who Mrs. Eldon Mull of Independence, be
that evening, also.
Completion of 144 squares for the
stated that leaders' day at Camp Kilo came the bride of Ensign James
A special meeting honoring mothers 1
afghan to be sent to Korea was re
wan, near Falls City, would be held Cooke, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. D.
of the girls is scheduled for 7 o’clock,
ported. Ditty bags for the Vets hos
on May 18, arrangements to be made Cooke of Mill City. Dr. Brooks Moor«
May 12, when a dessert and entertain
pital were also turned in.
with Mary Ann Stewart. Mothers in officiated.
ment will be given for them. Election
At the close of the meeting, re-
Miss Carol Cooke, younger sister
terested on going on this visiting trip
of officers will follow, during the
fprshments were served by Marie and i
_ telephone of Ensign Cooke, assisted in th*
President A. __________
E. Nesbitt ____
secre- to the
i Delores Stewart, hostesses for the tary Elaine Kiersey presided over the Mrs. Ramsey Parker at 3542.
candle-lighting, and Raymond Peter
About 14 girls are planning to at-•
Funeral services weie conducted at j evening.
I reguar PTA meeting at the high school I Suggestions turn in, to be voted on son of Oregon State College, and Gary
tend .Giand Assembly in Baker in
Bollman’s Funeral home, Dallas, on
. auditorium last Wednesday night.: next time, were meeting only once a Peterson of the University of Oregon,
June, by charteied bus, according to
Saturday, for Frank Sheythe, 75, of iI Bloodmobile To Be Here
Local delegate to the State PTA con month, and meeting at the high school cousins of the bridegroom, were ush
the Mother Advisor, Mrs. W. B.
Perlee, who passed away at his home
vention in Salem will be Mrs. Howard recreation room as formerly.
ers. Both formerly attended high
Shuey. Jan Ross of Marilyn Assem
Thursday, April 15, following a short
bly has been chosen to be a member 1
It has been announced that the
It was announced that the State
illness. Mr. Sheythe, who had engaged
Miss Donna Cooke, the bridegroom’!
organization. Appointed on the hos- Convention will meet
of the Grand Choir during Grand
in the lumbering business, and was a
other sister, who is still on crutches
i pitality committee for the convention week, April 21-23,
Assembly, which is an honor for the
member of the Evangelical United
as the result of an automobile acci
j were Mrs. Roger Nelson, Mrs. Don I
i Brethren church, was the father of City this Friday, April 23, from 4 to | Moffatt, Mis. A. E. Nesbitt and Mrs. i John Muir to attend all day Friday. dent four months ago, presided over
7:30 p.m. It will not be necessary to
Donald Sheythe of Mill City.
: Kenneth Crosier.
I _ The Marion County Federation of the guest book.
1 The electric holwater tank. recenUy !
on Jriday^ I Glimpsed at the ceremony and re-
Firemens Auxiliary .Meets
Other survivors include the .
. make appointments in advance.
The appearance < of the Bloodmobile
Ella, of Pedee; two other sons. Fran
... ' purchased
room • April 30 in the school k
? hi hi i/riiuu, ception from here weie Mr. and Mrs.
At Hall Tuesday Night
here is being sponsored by the Mill of the high school by the PTA is to. “nd a number will attend.
j nert Morris, Mrs. Glen Shelton, Mis»
The Mill City Firemen's auxiliary- cis of Corvallis, and John of Leban City Masonic lodge, with Vern Claik
I i Program
Loucks, , Francis Clark, Mrs.
on; a sister, Luvena Simpson of Pe- j
<-> cu , uk was a
met at the firehall Thursday evening,
and W. B. Shuey as co-chairmen. Fern
the ’ cussion and demolisti
It was voted to donate $5 to theicussion
ation on flower 1 Charles Kelly, Miss Leia Kelly and
with Mrs. Tex Blazek anti Elma Stew
II..-^1 Bartlett of ' 1 her
Pedee on May 21, 1879, Mr. Sheythe | Shuey, Mother Advisor of the Rain Cancer
was 1 « ai . ....
Gabrieison, who is
art as hostesses. Delore Stewait has
was a lifelong resident of that dis- i bow Gills of Marilyn Assembly, has 1 also set aside to assist in sending near Brooks. Many unusual contain- stationed with the army at the Pre
taken Phyllis Flatman’s place as secre
arranged for some of the girls to as
i «rs and arrangements were shown. sidio, California. Also attending wet*
tary as the Flatmans are moving . trict, martying Ella Ritner on No- sist in the pi eparations. As the blood I a high school girl to Gil Is’ State.
I vember 2, 1902. Burial was in Oak
Mrs. Robert Veness announced that with clever hints added. Members of Mr. and Mrs. Don Peterson and fam-
is badly needed for replacements, it is
■ Lawn Cemetery at Corvallis.
the annual movie, sponsored by the the Garden club were special guests ily of Gresham, and Mr. and Mr».
During the meeting it was decided
hoped that a large number of donors
I Walter Peteison of Salem, uncles of
PTA had been secured, the picture to | Lor the evening,
to donate to the cancer drive and t<> Hospital Auxiliary Meets
. will turn out for this worthy cause. be "Y’oung Tom Edison, "with Mick Committee serving refreshments the bridegroom, and former resident»
purchase two new- card tables for the
A new ruling on blood donors has
ey Rooney. An educational short sub were Mrs. Leonard Herman, Mrs. | of Mill City.
At Santiam (¡range Hall
just been received stating that jaun
LYONS—Auxiliary board members! dice persons with a history of in- ject will be shown, as well as a car Roger Nelson anil Mrs. Shields Re- ■
After the meeting caids were
played with prizes being won by Irene of the Santiam Memorial hospital held ' fectiousor homologua serum repatitis toon, the date to be Thursday, May 6, Mine, who was unable to attend.
M.S. Bartlett, who win be in Famed Eugene Gleemen
Podrabsky, Mary Rada and Eva Agei. their meeting Thuisday afternoon at (whatever that means) may be ac both afternoon anil evening. This date
Mrs. Podiabsky was presented a birth the Santiam Valley grange hall with cepted as donors of blood that is to [ inadveitently conflicts with that of charge of the flower show at the Ore- To Appear in Hospital
the senior play, but the play will be gon State fair this year, was accomp Benefit At Stayton
17 members present.
day gift from the auxiliary.
be used for plasma, provided they ,
Reports from various committees have had no attack within the past presented both Wednesday and Thurs anied by her mother, Mrs. Nettie
Again for the second time, canyon
day evening, May 5 and 6, with a mat- Wright, and her sistei-in-law, Mrs.
were heard. A report wa- made on two years.
aiea residents will be treater! to a
Well C hild Clinic To
inee Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Ven- 1 Curtis Wright of Woodburn.
I the pi ogress in selling tickets for the
concert by the famed Eugene Gleemen
Be Held Here April 27
ess also reported the recent PTA |
Gleeman, a benefit, which will be
when they appear Tuesday, April 27
A well child conference will be held held in Stayton April 27 for the hos
at Stayton high school auditorium at
Reading of the by-laws was com-1
at the elementary school in Mill City pital, It was also mentioned that the President of Gates Club
8 p.m., for the benefit of the Santiam
Tuesday, April 27 fiom 9:30 to 12, ac blood mobile will be in Mill City I GATES—The Gates Woman's club plied with, accoiding to the 1 rules, '
cording to Effie Cole, county health from 4 to 7 April 23. The hospital met Thuisday evening, April 15, in the also a few changes which will be • voted
This second appearance will giva
. could use jams and jellies.
.‘ocial rooms of the high school, With
lovers of this area an oppor
There will be a physician present
A speaker from the Blue Cross plan 17 members in attendance. Election of Kiersey, who is also kindergarten
tunity to renew or establish acquaint
and those wishing appointments may will be present at the next meeting officers was the main business of teacher, mentioned that small amounts
The Mill City Grade School Tigers ance with this outstanding singing
of paint, in any colors, would be ap won their first league game of the |
. on tact Mis. Wm. Pennick or the Nu- which will lie held at the A. Frank the evening.
oi ganization, both as a unit and with
’ home in Stayton.
Mrs. Phillip Hess was elected presi
softball season by defeating Scio 18 the interesting personnel of th*
dent; Mrs. Glen Henness, vice-presi kindergarten The paint can be left to 12'The• Tiger s held an ’ls"^ 2 lead chorus.
dent; Mrs. Hess, secretary and Mis. either at Roger Nelson’s or Al Nes- 1 at the beginning of seventh inning. A
bitt's. Any ,-mall books, of interest change in lineup allowed Scio 10 runs
Dale Reynolds, treasurer.
Installation of the new officers will to young children, would also be wel before the fire could be put out. Albert Local Masons to Prineville
be held at the next meeting, May 20. comed.
Nichols pitched one hit ball and al
Graduation ceremonies for the kind lowed one earned and one unearned Eor Annual IxxiKe Visit
, Delegates to the recent convention of
About 26 Masons motored to Prine
the 3rd district of the Oreg, ’•’edeia-
run. He struck out 8 and walked 8. ville Satutday, where they put on a
tion of Women's clubs, Mrs. Hutche the May meeting with the Girls’ Chor Larry Kanoff played a fine defensive
third degree for the Prineville lodge.
son. Mrs. Martig and Mrs. Völkel us also being heard.
By Mary Kelly
and offensiye game.
This is an annual event. A banquet
Program for the evening was reported the highlights of the meeting.
Mill City Girl Scout Troop No. 36
The Mill City gills defeated the was enjoyed by the group prior to
ceiebiated their fourth anniversary by planned by Fiances Ward; decorations The meeting of the Marion County- introduced Police Chief Meader, who Scio girls 29 to 9.
the exemplifying of the degree.
holding a Court of Awards at the high by Sherry Hansen; invitations by Federation, to be held in Detioit, April conducted a question and answer per
Mill City 10, St. Boniface 7
Monday night was observed here by
school recreation room Thursday even Gloria Klecker and Evelyn Taylor; 30 was announced. Hostesses serv
Masons as past masteis night. Past
ing before relatives, friends, and and refreshments by Zeta Crosier. ing were Mrs. Velma Carey, Mrs.
was shown. Second grade mothers rally to defeat St. Boniface 10 to i. masters honored and present were
members of the Lions Auxiliary, their Three of the gills will be moving Philip Hess and Mrs. Floyd Völkel.
refreshments in the recreation This was a well matched contest. Al Vern Clark, Frank W. Smith, W. B.
sponsoring group. Color guards for
by Mrs. Moberg, Mrs. bert Nichols pitched another fine Shuey, George Huffman and L. Burl
the opening flag ceremony were Zeta Penny Gould already lives in Salem.
Parker and Mrs. Wm. Shepheid. At game while allowing 7 runs on 7 hits; Smith.
Crosier .Gloria Klecker, Nancy Porter,
presentation of the
Bob Williams of Salem, was guest
tractive cakes were decorated for he gave up 3 walks and struck out 6.
and Evelyn Taylor.
awards by Edythe Means, refresh
Easter, with a centerpiece of clay Gary Bevier collected 3 hits and scored speaker for the evening.
Mrs. A. E. Nesbitt, the assistant ments were served those present by
bunnies made by second gtaders.
leader, gave a few words of welcome the entile troop.
The Mill City girls lost to the St. Governor I’atil Patterson
to those attending. Mrs. Howard
Boniface girls by a score of 8 to 14.
Means, the Gill Scout leader, ex
Mill City grade school walked off
The next game will be played Eri- To Be Here May First
plained that the second class require badges aw-arded, besides those for with the honors in a horseshoe con .Johnson’s Entry Sunday
Word has been received this week,
afternoon at Mari-Linn.
ment includes the earning of 12 pro first aid, good grooming, and
test with Scio which was played here In Portland <’ar Races
that Governor Paul Patterson will bo
ficiency badges, in 11 different field»
Wednesday, April 13. This is the first
in Mill City Saturday, May 1. The
Cokey Williams, Mill City, driving
of endeavor, to become a first class Gloria Klecker, photography, child year this game has been played here, Al Johnson’s Indianapolis style racer Sea Scouts Get Boat
governor hopes to meet residents
care, dairying, and nutrition; Evelyn and future encounters will be coming
fiom Idanha, Detroit, Gates,
won in the fourth heat by making the From Portland Firm
Receiving the rank of first-class Taylor, photography; Nancy Porter, up with Jefferson, Stayton, and Mari-
City, Lyons and Mehama at this
six laps in 2:36.49, in a race held Sun
The local sea scouts, recently insti- meeting, as it will most likely be his
were Sheiry Hansen. Frances Ward.
I.inn schools. Vernon Todd, school day at Portland spegdway.
1 tuted as Ship No. 49 now have a ship only appearance in the Canyon area
Penny Gould, and Zeta Crosier. Those and musician; Nancy Porter, hostess; superintendent, is coaching the local
The racer was brought back to Mill
advancing from tenderfoot rank to
squad. Twenty-one is the »core for a City where it is now at Walt's garage of their own. Cecil Lake went to during his campaign for reelection to
Portland Tuesday where he secured the office of governor. He will appear
second-class scout were Nancy Porter, ervation, garden flower, mammal, and game, as played locally.
for further improvement to "soup”
hostess; Zeta Crosier, photography,
Gloria Klecker, and Evelyn Taylor.
Indiv dual scores were as follows, it up for further races this summer. the boat fiom Portland Steamship Co. early in the forenoon but the time
This was donated to the group by that i and place have not been set as yet. It
All the girls were attractively dressed clerk, cook, and housekeeper; Penny with Mill City names, as the winners
in the regular uniform, a green skirt Gould, beginning sewing, clerk, child of each match, appearing first: Larry
will be given in next week’s Enterprise.
The boat is of steel construction,
and white blouse, with badge sashes care, cook, housekeeper, and traveler; Bilyeu 22. Junior Ways 6; Louis Mor- Louis R. Kelle Buys
Sherry Hansen, photography, clerk,
is 24 feet long, 8 feet wide and :
-gan 22, Ray Bass 8; Art Stevenson 22, smith Service Station
of green over the shoulder.
Drivers License Examiner
Some of the achievements of the child care, cook, interior decorator, Pepper 11; Lahny Podrabsky 21,
Don Smith announced this week weighs 4,200 pounds. The boat is so
Be In Mill City April 29
Larry Karno-h 13; Brian Moffatt 21, that he has sold his service station
g rls, listed by Mrs. Means, were: put
The girls had been helped in passing David Galli 9.
Mr. Lake, who donated hi» services I
a tn Ixiuis R Kelle, of Gates, who will
A drivers license examiner will be
on a play, served at PTA. Interna
tional dinner, stuffed animal- for the some of these various fields by Vern
In the "doBbles,'' Moffatt and B I- take over active operation of the sta I in getting the boat here, unloaded it on duty at the Fire Hall in Mill City,
1 at the park, near the scout cabin, Thursday, April 29, between the hours
blind school, where they made a field on Todd, Arthur LeCours, and Daron yeu sethed 23 against Kamosch and tion beginning May I.
trip in the early spring: made hospital Dierks, all teachers. Each girl received Way’s 10; and I-er Nielsen and I x > uj <
Mr. and Mrs. Smith will remain in where it will be scraped and painted of 9 and 4.
All those wishing original licenses
favors for trays at Christmas time; membership stars, according to the Morgan had 21 to 16 by Galli and Mill City until after school is out, I prior to its launching at Detroit Lake. ;
The boat came equipped with six or permits to drive are asked to filo
and their cookie sale, during which number of years she has belonged to Ba'**. Three courts have been set up when they will return to their ranch
behind the grade achool.
oars, a mast and sail.
applications eatly in the day.
they sold 241 boxes, of scout cookies. the tioop.
near Sisters, Oregon.
Entertains Dept. Pres.
Mrs. DeWitt To
Head Woman s Club
Solemnized in Salem
Police Chief Talks
To PTA Members
Funeral Services for
Frank Sheythe Sat.
Mill City Grade Beats
Girl Scout Court of Awards
Held at Anniversary Party
Grade School Wins