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THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGHWAY — GATEWAY TO THE HEART OF NATURE’S EMPIRE
Heads Mill City
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, I »55
MILL CITY. OREGON
$2.50 A YEAR. 10c A COPT
Coach Jim Hale
Gives History of
Services Nov. 23
The Union Thanksgiving service
will be held tonight (Wednesday,
November 23rd.) at the Community
cherch, with the following program:
“Ptaise Him, Praise Him”
“America The Beautiful.”
Prayer Hymn: “Amazing Grace.”
...................... Rev. Vickers
Worship Through Sharing
Testimony Offering, Offeratory
Mrs. Robert Moore
............. Rev. Roach
Hymn: “Blest Be The Tie”
........... ..... Rev. Jull
The offering received will be sent to
the Church World Service for the
the Share Our Surplus project in
which $1 will provide from $20 to
$100 worth of food for needy hu
The Mill City Booster club met
The heavy rains of Friday night
This week Coach Jim Hale is giv
at Friendship hall Thursday evening
brought torrents of water down the
ing a i undown on seniors of Mill
in their first meeting for several
side of the hills in North Mill City
City High school who have been on
It was necessary to elect
causing considerable damage to
the football team. At a later date
property, as the culvert which is sup
when space permits, The Enterprise
posed to carry water across under
will run an article on some of the
Verne Shaw, secretary was nomin
the highway, again proved to be in
statistics given out by Coach Hale.
adequate, as has been the case here
and was elected by a unanimous vote.
Lloyd Ross is a four-year letter-
for many years.
Carl Kelly was elected vice-presi
man, who has played first string
Some basements were flooded,
dent, and Bob Hill, secretary-treas
left end for three years. He develop-
causing undetermined damage, and
Engagement Announced i ed into the finest kicker the Mill
The Enterprise lost considerable
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph O. Muise, ■ City team had in recent years. Lloyd
Fiist order of business was dis
paper stock as the water came over
of 504 Holly Street, Oceanside, Cal- , successfully
cussion on the erection of a Christ
kicked seven out of 11
the highway like Niagara Falls,
ifornla announce the engagemei i conversion attempts and passed for
mas tree at Broadway and First on
and into the shop covering the floor
of their daughter, Miss Louise A. I one more this season. He has been
. the Linn county side. Pacific Power
with about two inches of water and
Muise, to Cpl. Robeit Perry, USMC, the leading pass receiver the past
silt. The Highway Department was
son of Mrs. Alice Woolery Perry, two seasons and the best defensive
Maurice Child is currently enrolled , lights and furnish the power. A com
one of the most unpopular outfits
5744 Orangecrest Street, Azusa, Cal end for three years.
I in basic military training with the mittee was appointed to contact Art
in the state about then.
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that this drainage along
Force at Parks ' Hedge and George Stewart to see if
Dick Crook is a three-year letter-
Miss Muise was graduated from
the highway --------------
been — a knn«
con- ' ■ AFB,
Child is serv- they woud erect the tree.
man and has played first string
tention formany years, and to date ! ing with flight 347, 3277 Squadron, j lights will be purchased for the tree
mont, California, in 1954. She was quarterback since his first year out.
_ no one
—_ v has i been
Training | this year.
to impress upon 1 3275th Rncio
the Lakeside, California, representa Dick's main abilities are quick hands
the minds of the powers that be, that jGroup. In the course of the 54 day | Tom Kanoff was
tive competing for Fairest of the ' for handoff plays and an accurate
it can really rain in this area, and | training program, he will receive chairman of a committee to see if a
Fair at the San Diego County Eair passing arm. His passing percentage
that the hills to the north of the .thorough field and bivouac training,1 public address system could be secur
' ran well above .500 in all games
Del Mar in 1954.
city prove to be a formidable water
played this year with the exception
shed which dumps a lots of water
of Scio and Philomath. Used only on
Hugh Jull spoke briefly on using
down into town on short notice. (subjects including mathematics, mil-
|offense his first two years, he de-
Angeles, California, in 1953.
When proper drainage is not pro I itary science and tactics, U. S. his- the theme “Putting Christ back in
i veloped into a good defensive back
vided it naturally comes over the
j for his senior year.
plus extensive training in drills and year. He was also asked to see if the
i Maurie Bassett is a three-year let
Right next to the ice house at the ■ ceremonies, military law, physical I King’s Teens would sing carols at
terman, who has played first string
The high school is also
Union Oil Station, water was gush | conditioning and personal hygiene. the tree.
“It’s time to start those Christmas |
left halfback for two years. He waa
ing out of the ground like a king I During processing he will be tested to be contacted to see if their chorus I mailings!” Postmaster Charles C.,
the lightest member of the starting
sized water fountain. This is what ! for proficiency in various profes- will sing some time during the holi Kelly warned today, launching his
eleven this year but more than made
caused the flooding, the culveit was I sional and vocational fields,
1955 “Mail Early for Christmas”
up for the lack of weight with bul
either plugged, or not big enough to | counselled in the recommended job as- ■ Tex Agee was appointed as chair- campaign.
drives into the line. Maurie
signed for his future military career, man of a committee to resurrect the
carry the water.
“On the calendar it’s a month |
At the close of his basic training City sign on the old highway west away but here in the Post Office it’s [ ducted Monday evening at the Lions was a steady performer this year, a
It was reported here that it had
rained 4.3 inches in 24 hours at De Airman Child will either be sent to of town. It has been “hanging” in a I Christmas today—and every day club meeting by Lee Ross, for Walter good defensive back with plenty of
one of the numerousAir Force tech- , one-sided manner for some time. The until December 25th,” he said. The Jackson, the newest member of the sand, and a frequent pass receiver.
Rumors have been heard that a nical or administrative schools in the sign will be brought to town, re- Postoffice is ready for the mam club. This was done following the
Eddie Gregory is a three-year
' suit for damages might be brought U. S., or be assigned duty at a U. S. painted and re-erected by the Boost- moth flood of Christmas mail that is usual dinner served at Friendship letterman, who played two years as
again?t the highway department for Air Force Base where his particular ers.
a first string center and this year
expected to smash all records.
Charles Kelly had the program for
| The balance of the meeting was
gross negligence in not
1 ' providing skill is needed.
The Postoffice has already dis the evening and introduced Darrell as starting left tackle. Eddie was
Airman Child entered the Air Force spent in discussing city mail delivery, patched a large quantity of gift
proper highway drainage in Mill
, plagued with a sore arm this year
i Farmen, who showed slides of bear
on October 3, and was sworn in at
packages headed for members of the hunting trips in Alaska. During the , | but never missed a game. He is a
the Portland Recruiting station of
Armed Forces overseas. Christmas showing of the slides which were in ' j good blocker and a steady defensive
the 3506th USAF Recruiting Group,
player. Eddie’s good humor has
cards for service personnel can still
Enlistments Being Taken
color, Farmen told of some of his
’ the agency responsible for Air Foce
be delivered in time if they are sent experiences in the North when he been a club asset for three years.
recruiting activities throughout the
For Salem Leatherneck
by air mail before December
Jn was acting ad guide for hunting
Don Ellingson Is s two-year letter
J Western area.
the USA, smart people are now mail parties.
man whose services we lost for two
Squad on November 28
Prior to his enlistment, he attend
The High School gym will be open
At the Board meeting following, years for reason’s other than a lack
Marine Master Sgt. Alexander J. ed Mill City High School.
it was decided to work Monday nights of ability to play football. Big Don
ed to the men of the community for , living in other states.
Zielinski of the Salem Marine Corps
recreational purposes starting No- I Postmaster Kelly especially calls I following the dinner to complete lay- was starting right end this season
recruiting office announces that
30 and every Wednesday i on housewives to help in his effort L
, ing th<>
in the gcout
scout cabin. and formerly a first string tackle.
plans are now underway for the en
,11>o a(tke(1 for I Don was a steady performer, who
| night thereafter through the month ,
listment of the Salem Leatherneck
i mas card before December 25. “The | n#w mernbel8 to the club.
handled all assignments well. In ad-
Squad on November 28. Enlistment
lady of the house,” he emphasized,
dition to his regular flanker job,
in the Marine Corps is for a period
is really in charge of each family’s
Don served as morale officer for
of three or four years of active duty.
According to Mrs. O. K. DeWitt, minton, basketball, handball, wrest Christmas mailing program. She se
the coaches and players.
The Salem Leatherneck Squad will the Red Cross Bloodmobile will make ling etc., will be offered.
Those interested in taking part in lects the Christmas cards, buys most
leave Salem on November 28 for a visit at the high school recreation
Portland, where they will be enlisted. room
_ hours this program are asked to call the of the gifts and sees to it that the
in Mill City
man at Mill City and a three-year
Applications are now being accepted of 10 a m and’ 12:30 Monday, De- high school. A fee of $2.50 will be mailing list of friends and loved-
letterman at Scio. He has played
ones is up-to-date.
for the squad.
Mrs. DeWitt urges
“Actually, success in having all it rich, Wednesday afternoon on the first string ball for four years and
Zielinski also reports that there is all those in this area, who are cost of towels, basket room service
gifts and greeting cards T.V. “Strike It Rich” program to the served as Center and linebacker for
do waiting for enlistment. Eligible able, to turn out and give blood at and equipment replacement.
delivered on time is largely a matter amount of $230.00. The good luck the Timberwolves this season. Jer
young men may be enlisted any time this time.
I of advance planning and prepara was in response to a letter written ry is a fine blocker and a top defens
during the month. The Marine corps I When the unit leaves Mill City, it
tion which should be done this week,” by his neighbor, Mrs. Fred Gnuzch- ive man, who has been known to pil
has 140 different specialist schools, will stop at M and M Wood Working
fer the ball from careless halfbacks.
Kelly pointed out.
which train marines for one of 470 Co., at Lyons, where 50 pinta have Is Successful Event
ke, some time ago asking for aid
Chuck Kuhlman is a one-year let
for Mr. Henness and his daughter,
been promised by employees of that
The 11th annual firemen’s benefit
terman, who saw limited action due
The Marine Corps Recruiting sta company.
held here Saturday night proved ing steps at once: Get out your Mrs. Lillie Lake to purchase a cow, I to injuries and dental difficulties, all
tion is now located at 109 South
The Red Cross blood program in again to be one of the highlights of Christmas card list and carefully which would mean much to them. non school ionnecbed. Chuck missed
High street in downtown Salem.
the seven years it has been in op- the year. A good sized crowd was check through it. Make sure that This was to replace the family cow his sophomore and junior years and
, eration has collected annually, 1,800,- present to take part in the festivi each address includes the full name, which this summer had mysterious part of this season. When sidelined,
000 bottles of blood through its 46 ties and everyone seemed well street and number, city zone and ly disappeared. It was thought that
Pvt. Jack Oliver To Be
(state. Then, pay a visit to the Post the cow had either been stolen or he helped out with the JV team and
1 blood centers, and provides about pleased with the affair.
did a fine job. An end by occupa
Home for Thanksgiving
, 40% of the blood used annually in
Many were lucky in winning hams, Office, stock up on stamps (use three shot by some hunter, who mistook tion, Chuck gave a good account of
GATES—Mr. and Mrs. Clyde
himself in action.
er received a long distance call i provide to the medical profession of games. The firemen realized a sub for first-class mail service) and ask was ever found.
According to praises from other
The letter which Mrs. Gnuschke
Thursday evening from their young this country safe, effective and eco- stantial sum, which will be used to any questions you may have about
Crook, Ross, and Strong
est son, Pfc. Jack Oliver, who had
You can do this in a leisurely way ______
Duncan, r _ of ______
sing- 'are candidates for the West all-star
just arrived at Seattle on the Gen
if you will come to the Post Office er, Ralph Young, acted as the “help- | teams Selections will be announced
eral Howze from Korea. Pfc. Oliver
after 10:30 a. m. or between 1:30 ing hand.” Mr. Henness, who ob-| later this year. The All-Stars play an
had been serving with the U. S.
and 3:30 p. m. thus missing the rush served his 101st birthday September | annual East vs. West Shrine Benefit
armed forces since July, 1954. He
hours. On your way home pick up a 29, and hia daughter, with whom he ! game at Pendleton each fall.
had two rest periods in Japan during
supply of heavy wrapping paper, makes his home are now the proud
his service in Korea. He will receive
sturdy empty cartons, strong cord, owners of a fine guernsey cow,
his separation papers from the army
and kraft paper adhesive tape. A wich furnishes them with all the
Tuesday, November 22 and is ex-
modest investment in these neces milk, cream and butter they can use.
petecd to arrive home in time for
sities will pay big dividends in safe
They have received many letters
By Jean Roberts
he jumped off the rock and waded delivery of your cherished Christmas from Eastern cities from people
Oliver is a graduate of the Gates
who saw the broadcast, wishing them
MEHAMA—The unexpected cold to shore, gasping for breath from gifts.
schools and was a student at OSC
LYONS—Jake Myers was re-eluct-
After your gift wrapping and well. They also received long distance
m Corvallis before he entered I the wave which struck this area last the icy water.
ed Master of Santiam Valley Grange,
service. He plans to re-enter OSC : at week, froze cars, tractors, burst
Many cars refused to «tart and mailings so that those for the most er home. Mr. Henness has been in at their meeting Friday evening.
water pipes, and halted logging op- many were pushed or towed. Sale of distant points go first. Try to get ' very poor health for the past two I Other officers elected were Overseer,
anti-freeze zoomed.Philippi Tire had al) long-distance mailing into the months and under a doctor’s care, Frank Basl; Lecturer, Bessie Hamp
Lyons Over the Top on
Glen Julian reports the block on a run on snow tires and sawdust Post Office before December 5 and which has been a rare occurance for ton; Steward, Warren Hampton; Aa-
sistant Steward, Bernard Van Han
those for nearby points should be him in his 101 years.
his tractor which had run only 18 tires.
First United Fund Drive
dle; Chaplain, Alta Bodeker; Secre
mailed by December 10. You’ll be
LYONS—Mrs. Alta Bodeker re- I hours was broken from end to end.
tary, Fem Sletto; Treasurer, Bertha
It was reported that the Wilson glad you did.
Loggers tried to work and found hatchery had their share of mis
¡Basl; Gatekeeper, Casper Gera th;
porta that the Lyons area has gone
Ceres, Celene Taylor; Pomona, Inez
over the top in its first United I a D-8 Cat frozen solid. A grader fortune from the freeze. Mr. and
j was fastened on to help break it Mrs. Russell Wilson are in Florida Funeral Services Friday
Cornett; Flora, Jean Hampton; Lady
Mrs. Bodeker who served as the ! loose. Tracks on an arch wouldn’t and in their absence a station wagon For John W. Kinzer
Assistant Steward, Mrs. Alma Van-
drive chairman said workers had turn and a fire was built on them. It and jeep froze and broke, and 2,000
The Marion County “B” League's Handle; Musician, Ruby Brisbin;
LYONS—Funeral services were
collected $461.30. The quota was $400. burned all day and still hadn’t ’ chickens were out of water. Their held Friday morning at 11 o’clock at annual basketball jamboree will be Executive Board, Elmer
There still is more money to be thawed them enough to move.
car, which was left in Portland, is Albany for John W. Kinzer of Lyons, held at Mill City for the second year Lloyd Sletto and Giles Wagner.
turned in. About $172 came from the
Following the election of officers
were 'presumed to have frozen too.
Cheeseblocks on trucks
who passed away Monday evening in a row, Friday, December 2.
M and M Woodworking plant..
Last year the 10 teams played to the regular routine of business
frozen and drivers had to take the
Many persons report broken pipes at the Mary Ellen nursing home in
Assistants to the chairman were trucks to a garage to thaw out the and frozen pumps. Blow torches were Lebanon, where he had been a pa a standing room only crowd. Thia was carried out, and reports of com
Mrs. Freda Kuiken, Mrs. Rose Thay blocks. lagging road’ were a glare \ in demand, and oil men were busy tient for two weeks following a year fans will get a 10-minute mittees heard. Mr. and Mrs. Steve
er, Mrs. Leoa Johnson, Mrs. Eva ' of ice with trucks and crummies making hasty deliveries as cus stroke suffered at his home in Lyons. glimpse of their favorite team.
Myers and Mrs. Inez Cornett were
Bressler, Mrs. Mabel Downing and unable to get to the landings.
obligated in the third and four de
Gervais Here Saturday
tomers ran low on fuel.
He is survived by one son, Lyle
Mrs. Frances Cruson
Saturday night Mill City’s Tim- grees. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kizer
One person reported an automatic Kinzer, of Lyons, one daughter, Mrs.
I On one of the coldest days, Gordon
I Kirsch tried to help the croker set washer frozen and water all over the Reta Beebe of Eugene, one sister, berwolvea will play Gervais high of Charity Grange were guests of
ENTERPRISE OUT EARLY
ters and ended up wading the river. , floor. With the mop frozen stiff it Mrs. I eat ha Welch, also of Eugene; school here. This will be the first the evening and he spoke briefly on
To enable The Enterprise Publish , The log he was standing on broke was like trying to "mop up water ¡three grandchildren, Curtis and Bil- game of the year. Gervais should the “play festival” which so many
er and his family to enjoy a few days loose and floated down the river. with a board.” Another person's •lie Kinzer of Lyons and Mrs. Betty supply the local team with plenty of granges took part in last year. He
vacation thia Thanksgiving we are While everyone shouted and promis ‘bathroom pipes froze and raised the (Jungwirth of Glendale; also six competition. Ordie Hoye's Cougars hopes to get it underway soon. Fol
are members of the A-2 Capitol lowing the business meeting a pot
publishing one day early. Those hav ed to help, he jumped onto a rock out ' tub three inches from the floor. : great grandchildren.
Schools were shut down because
Burial was in the Franklin Butte league and have always put a fast, luck lunch was served at the close
ing guests this weekend are asked in the
of the evening.
I well-coached team on the floor.
The only help he got was advice, as I of the dangerous road condition. ' cemetery near Scio.
to call their items to 625
Maurice Child Now
With U.S. Air Force
Program to Start
Bloodmobile To Be in
Mill City December 5
"T" Hennes Strikes it
Rich on TV Program
Jake Myers Grange
Head for Second Year
Basketball Jamboree to
Be Held December 2