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J—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 10. 1955
A CUTE TRICK............
And she is not referring
to his card game.
means his well dressed
air ... so easy to obtain
with our scientific clean
48 HOUR SERVICE
Mill City, Oregon
More Accidents Happen
On Highways at Night
Mrs. Albert Millses
Oliver returned Sunday from
hunting trip in Eastern Oregon.
More than half of Oregon's fatal
By Mrs. John Teet-r»
Bob shot a five point elk, of which I
J traffic accidents take place at night
The Club room and tables of the when there are considerably fewer
he is vety proud. He got him on the
first shot. He shared the kill with Woman’s club house were beautiful cars on the road than in daylight,
his companion who was not so lucky. ly decorated with Virginia creeper analysis of reports reveal.
Sunday gue?ts at the home pf Mr. and chrysanthemums for the meet
Of the 359 fatal smash-up* re
and Mrs. Albert Millsap were Mr. ing of the Women’s club Tuesday ported last year, 188 were listed as
apd Mrs. Edmund Klecker of Stay
taking place during hours of dark- 1
ton, who came bringing a turkey ment for the evening was furished ne s and 79 of the 152 fatal» repotted
dinner with them. Others present by Rev. Richard Scott and the two in the first half of 1955 happened
were Mr. and Mrs. Dorland Swan small daughters of the Earl Helemns, after dark.
(Carol Klecker), Kathy and Mike, of all from Lyons. Dawn Helemn played
A basic reason for this paradox is ,
Salem; Miss Janet Klecker, Kris- several numbers on the accordion and the driver’s disregard of the obvious
tene, Jeffrey. Lee and Rodney Kleck also accompanied her little sister, fact that darkness hides danger.
er. The family is not superstitious, Sandra, who sang, "Christopher Rob
Some drivers seem to forget that
in Is Saying His Prayers,” and "Da-
just 13 at the table.
at night a stalled car, a pedestrian
A special meeting of the Gates vey Crockett..” Rev. Scott sang a in the roadway or any other object
Woman’s club was called by the humorous song with motions and can’t possiblv be seen until it comes
president, Mrs. Percy Mulligan, at costume on the hunting theme.
within headlight range. Then the
Mrs. Raymond Branch and ! Mrs. I hazard seems to loom up out of
her home Sunday afternoon, The
business was discussed before Mrs. Art Anderson were hostesses and nowhere.
Weapons to combat these dangers
to served cookies and coffee at the
are a mfir of good headlights, a
Mrs. Philip Cann. Mrs. Elmer Klut- close of the business meeting.
Mrs. Larry Prichard, Mrs. M. M. speed that won’t outrace those lights,
ke, Mrs. Philip Hess, Mrs. Laura
Joaquin, Mrs. Walter Brisbin, Mrs. | Miley and Mrs. Ollie Rater were and a constant attitude of alertness.
l.onger hours of darkness and
Orville Nygaard and Mrs. Albert I hostesses for the Hot Lunch club
meeting in the school basement on stormy weather which reduces visibil
Keith Henness and Tom McMurdy Thursday, Nov. 3. Room mothers for ity even further will face all drivers
of Arcata, Calif., were overnight the year were appointed as follows: and pedestrians in the months again. I
guests at the tlen Henness home Mrs. Austin Longfellow and Mrs. Through August, Oregon
were Donald Teeters for Mrs. Myers room deaths numbered 251 as compared
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Taylor, of Dallas. and Mrs. Gilbert Tipton and Mrs. with 247 at the same time a year ago. j
They called at the homes of Mrs. Joseph Spencer for Mrs. Hubbard’s
Frankie Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Ger room. It was decided to have’home SUBSCRIBE TO THK ENTERPRISE
ald Heath, relatives, and former made cookies again this year for the
children’s Christmas treats and to
friends during their visit.
The Gates schools will be dis- see if ready made boxes could be
missed Wednesday and Thursday, found for them. A good percentage
while the teachers attend Teachers’ of mothers were present for the
Institute in Albany those two days, meeting.
Visitors for several days last week
Friday is Veterans Day, so school
at the Raymond Branch home were
will not resume until Monday.
Mrs. G. B. Frost, will serve as Mr. and Mrs. Milton Branch and
group leader at the Teachers' Insti twin daughters, and Mrs. Etta
tute in Albany for upper elementary- Branch all from Midvale, Idaho. Mrs.
grades, in the study of “Public Re Etta Branch is an aunt of Raymond
Branch and Milton Branch
lations” and “Teacher’s Ethics.”
Last wek’s guests at the home of cousin.
Mr. and Mrs. Vein Patton from
Mr. and Mrs. Orville Nygaard was
Mrs. Edith Schultz, from Milton. Mrs. i Lacomb visited Friday with Mr. Pat
Schultz and Mrs. Nygaard are sis- ton’s mother, Mrs. Mabel Patton.
Monday and Tuesday guests last
I Weekend guests at the home of week at the Louis Kirkland home
l Mr. and Mrs. George Bailey were were friends and former neighbors
j Mr. and Mrs. Clare Anderson and of the Kirklands, Mr. and Mrs.
'daughter, Kay, from Gresham. Mrs. George Jergenson from Seattle.
Mrs. R. E. Shields returned home I
1 Anderson is Mr. Bailey’s daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Chet Edholm had as from Fort Lewis, Wash., last Thurs
' their guest this week, Mrs. Edholm's day where she spent several days
1 sister, Mrs. Amy Bur^sh, from Ross, helping her (laughter’s family, Pfc.
Wyoming. She also visited relatives and Mrs. John Mack and baby son,
in Albany’, Scio and Oregon City get settled in their trailer. Mrs. Mack
while in Oregon.
has been staying with her parent»
Mr. and Mrs. William Row and Mr. here for the past few months. ’
and Mis. Fred Ratzeburg, all of Sa-
Mr. and Mrs. Don Stensland (Dean-
lem, were Sunday guests at the ie McDonald) from Pacific City were
home of Mrs. Ratzeburg's father and weekend guests at the Chris McDon
sister, L. T. Henness and Mrs. Lillie ald home.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Griffiths vis
Lake. Local guests during the day
were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Shepherd ited during the weekend with the
and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Rolen, all of Ralph Boring family in Eugene.
Mill City. Mr. Henness, who observed
Rev James Haply returned home
his 101st birthday last September, Saturday
from' Springfield, Mo., I
has been seriously ill and is still und where he attended the second Pres- J
er a doctor’s care. He is reported to byterian National Town and Country
be improved to some extent, but is Church conference. Mrs. Hardy and |
children spent the weekend visiting1
Mrs. G. B. Frost, who took mem with her parents at Pasco, Wash.
Guest speaker at the Mehama
bers of the GAA of Gates high school
to the Cascade Union High Saturday church Sunday was The Rev. Dr.
reports that out of the more than John Furnas of Portland. Dr. Furnas
100 girls present at the Volleyball is field representative in Oregon for
Play Day, a Gates student, Jessie the Board of Christian Education.
Mrs. Raymond Branch visited Fri
Cupts, took third high score. Schools
represented were South Salem High, day with her sister and family, Mrs.
Central High, Silverton, Stayton, Eva Ensley at Junction City.
Mrs. G. W. Coffman accompanied
Jefferson, Scio and Gates.
Sunshine i Hydrox
Among those from Gates attend by Mrs. Gladys Keys from Stayton
ing the Shrine Club benefit, held at visited with Alameta Coffman in
the Ercill Wilson home, in Mehama, Corvallis Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Al Molnar and son. Jimmy,
Saturday evening, were Mayor and
N. B. C.
Mrs. W. R. Hutcheson, Mr. and Mrs. from Oak Grove, visiting during the
Floyd Völkel, Mr. and Mrs. Don weekend at the Frank Buckler home. ,
Hinei, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bowes,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thomas, Mrs.
Margaret Clise, Percy Mulligan, and
Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Frost.
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Mill City Jewelry
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Ground Beef 1 • 35c
Florist and Nursery
319 W. Wash. Street
Phone 6884, Stayton.
Open 7 a. m. to 9 p. m.
Of all kinds. Trusses
Private Fitting Rooms.
“Ask Your Doctor”
Smoked Pork Chops lb 49c
Bacon Jowls lb
like .. it y. •
10 lbs. 29c
1150 Per Month and Up
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Idanaha and Detroit
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WAy not drop in today f
2 lbs. 27c SPUDS
LETTUCE Head 10c ONIONS*9
I*t us inspect your watch.
It's worth a few momenta
of your time to find out
whether all's well. There’»
no charge or obligation for
W. M ORNUINR
6 cans ‘ 69c
Crackers 1 lb. pkg 25c Pet Milk
Cookies 12 oz. pkg 35c Lunch Meat 3 cans 95c
How Long Since
Was Cleaned ?
Evan the finest watch
should be cleaned and oiled
at least once a year. Neglect
today—may mean costly
repair bill» tomorrow.
M. J. B. Brown
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