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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 8, 1955)
THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGHWAY — GATEWAY TO THE HEART OF NATURE’S EMPIRE
MILL CITY. OREGON
Golden Wedding Anniversary
Observed by Mr. and Mrs. Julian
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1955
$2.50 A YEAR, 10c A COPT
Mill City Boosters Working on
City Mail Delivery Program
Help Fight TB
It is rather hard to -et into the
Christmas spirit, . especially
have people who will steal bulbs and
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Julian of Scio. —
At a meeting of the Mill City
former Lyons residents celebrated
held last Thursday night, all streets be named and all houses
trees, which have been placed and
their golden wedding anniversary
started making plans to numbered. Most of the streets at
decorated to bring forth joy for all
with a reception held in the all pur- '
present have been named and mark
work for city mail delivery.
pose room at the Mari-Linn school I
have been put in place. Markers
here this week.
house Sunday afternoon between the I
L-Buy Christmas Seals-J
on hand now to complete this
' Someone, needing bulbs and orna-
hours of 2 and 5 o'clock. The occa- , A meeting of the American Legion I
way and Secretary Bob Hill was phase of the job.
sion also honored the 91st birthday i was held Monday at the hall and
Bob Veness reported recently that
' the Christmas tree in front of Drap- instructed to i write the regional
anniversary of Mrs. Catherine Jul members heard their 1955 girl stater,
many of the houses have been numb
I er’s Flying A station on the highway
ian, mother of Mr. Julian, who makes Jan Ross report.
proposal of the Boasters under ad- ered to date, but also urged those
here in Mill City.
her home with them.
not having the numbers to get
District 2 President Pearl Simkins
The tea table was covered with a of Salem Unit 136 was present for i
them placed on their residences and
job decorating their place in true
lace cloth, and centered by a gold and the meeting and gave an interesting j
business houses as soon as possible.
, holiday attire, but it sort of puts a port was some of the things neces
white anniversary cake, flanked with | talk, stressing the importance of
The numbers can be secured by call
gold tapers in silver candelabra, j I membership.
mail. One of the requirement is that ing Bob Veness at 1234.
| have something like this happen.
Cutting the cake was Mrs. Jack Bar- | Plans are underway for the annual
Bob says he’s watching for furth-
clay, at the punch bowl was Mrs. Christmas party. This is an open
streets are another requirement. It
Joe Johnson, both sister of Mr. Jul house for all families in the commun
states in the postal manual: “the
I a fine surprise for them. He lives
ian; at the coffee urn was Mrs. Oliv ity. Santa will be present with candy
must be 50% improved with
I just across the street from the sta-
er Julian, a sister-in-law. Friends for the chidlren. Serving on
i houses." There is another part of the
from the Santiam Valley Grange committee from the Auxiliary
postal regulations which says "where
serving were Mrs. Wilson Stevens, be Joan Cauble, Louise Oliver, wl a demonstration of their strength ; warning to avoid having further
other requirements are met, that
an at the jamboree held here Friday trouble of this sort.
Mrs. Lloyd Sletto, and Mrs. Elmer • Mary Jane Chance.
sidewalks is waived if
The Mill City Volunteer Fire de-
evening when they defeated OSD
Taylor. From Faith Rebekah lodge
there are suitable walks from streets
A committee meeting will be
were Mrs. Alex Bodeker, Mrs. Otto with the Legion on Tuesday evening, 30-4. This gave them individual high
i to houses. Walks of any material, in-
week course in vocational instruc I eluding gravel and cinders, that
score. Gary Bevier, freshman re-
Weidman and Mrs. Floyd Bassett.
December 13 at the home of Mrs.
tion at the present time, according render them passable throughout the
serve made eight points to grab high
The birthday table of Mrs. Cather- K^neth‘chance.
to Tom Morris, president of the | year are acceptable.”
ine Julian, was also covered with a . Hostesses for Monday's meeting point honors. Don Lemke and Dick
lace tablecloth and centered with an were Mabel Yankus and Blanche Sy- crook each had six points.
To Have Yule Tree
Two meetings have been held
The cheer leading contest was a
arrangement of baby white mums verson. The next meeting is sched
Additional lights have been pur
and pink carnations, a gift from her uled for January 16 at the home of . disappointment to local fans be- donate blood when the Bloodmobile
chased to provide adequate lighting
interesting things on organization
, cause the local pep club did not ,
son, Harrison Julian, of Matfield Mrs. Syverson.
! for the tree which has been erected
are being brought out at the meet
i share in the honors. Jefferson won 1
Green, Kansas, the only one of her
just north of the Shell service sta
first place and second place was a , school.
children not present for the occa
tion at Broadway and First. Bob Hill
| tie between Chemawa and St. Boni- ■
and Don Jenkins reported that A. J1.
on extinguishing gasoline and pro Frank donated the tree, and that
¡face. About 1200 fans witnessed the sl’aikplug of
The gift table was in charge of
action between The "10"teams and the -tated 't was hardly worth the ef- pane fires, and other lessons that 1
Mrs. Bennett Julian and Mrs. Elmer
T Ot,ner ;e88°n,k?nat I Art Hedge and George Stewart will
highly colorful antics of the various [
‘»»at^Mill City ¡«n't the only are pertment
to modern fire fighting
erecting. Pacific Power &
Julian, Jr., nieces and Mrs. Harold
The members are urged to attend ' Light will hook up the lights and
yell leaders and their
Spensley, also a niece, passed the
This week the highway department rooting sections.
' , Those giving blood were Cleo these meetings.
.furnish the power.
Next year it will be possible I°r i ij. rJ"*«; , “ °n i Ellingson, Hollard
Two five-generations were pres is coming in for its share of praise
The school is furnishing the loud
adults to sit downstairs as all the l ~ ‘
ent, Mrs. Catherine Julian and two
speaker and Christmas carola will be
the abuse which was heaped upon room allotted to the various schools Vinton, Marie Stewart, Olive Barn-
of her sons, Albert and Elmer, each
played from now until the holidays
hardt, Howard Means, Barbara Pen-
had children, grandchildren
and them the week before, following the was not used.
are over, according to Chairman Tom
The schools can be congratulated
greatgrandchildren present. There
on the good behavior of their student |on Dieiks, Winnifred Brown, Nadine
were also three
four-generations adequate drainage.
All business houses in the eity
The department had a crew of men bodies.
Duggan, Charley Stewart, and Ida
Special invitations have gone out will be asked to contribute $2 to help
combinations. One hundred eighty-
working last weekend putting in a
The East won with 83 points to the j * arey.
three guests signed the guest book,
to all high school boys in the North def ray the expense of the tree
| Mrs. DeWitt expressed her thanks
coming from Albany, Sheridan, Sa new 30-inch culvert under the high Wests 54.
lights, Albert Toman is in charge
■ to those who gave blood and also to Santiam Canyon area inviting them of
lem, Aumsville, Stayton, Scio, Me- way and also ripping out some other
Mill City (30)
hama, Redmond, Oswego, and Lyons.
0, Colley f°od for the canteen. She also house of Army Reserve Units at
Preceding the reception a buffet
Officials now state that any future I Lemke, 6
0, Britton thanked the following who assisted the Salem Reserve armory.
dinner was served at noon at the
4, Thompson i *n the work here: Mrs. C. E. Ma
home of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Julian, flooding will not be caused by inad Ellingson, 4
The get-acquainted session, set
ll, Bixel son- Mrs. L. A. Rada, Mr. and Mrs.
to 46 relatives and six out-of-town equate culverts on the highway, as Crook, 6
Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30'
, they have done their part in allevia- Bassett, 0
0, Wood |C. E- Rogers, Mrs. Carl Kelly, Mrs.
will feature cokes, coffee and ,
Me* Lilians "have three
LYONS—The regular meeting of
| Mrs. Roger Nelson, Mrs. Jack Garey, doughnuts,
short talks __ by General
Glen of Lyons, Rex of Clackamas, 1 All residents here can say is 4 Bevier 8.
Valley grange was held
16 Jefferson ■ Mrs. Frank Merrill, Mrs. John Swan, Lamar Tooze of' th. 104th Infantry
and Mrs. Fay Crawford of Seattle. "Thanks for a job well done.”
with Jake Myers*
: Chance, 0
Wash., who were present.
I division and members of his staff. mBster presiding. The regular routina
fl, Spencer neth Chance, and O. K. DeWitt.
• Haywood, 0
a dramatic movie on the Army Re- of business was carried out and the
5, Gorman; Nurses assisting were Miss Betty
I Herron, 5
Mill City Grade School
0, Marlatt1 Spaulding, Mrs. Marguerite Wagner, serve Piogram and demonstrations state officers were voted on. It waa
I McWhirk, 2
0, Harris Mrs. Dorothy Berg, of Portland and of equipment of the three Salem re-1 a'so voted to take part in the play
I Moore, 2
Wins Cup for Cheering
with Ioren* St<“ven’
Gates: Schaer Mrs. Tom Morris of Mill City; Dr. N. I serve units.
Section at Jamboree
W. Mercier of Portland; Agnes
The Timberwolves met the Gervais 2. Jefferson, , Gamble 3.
Objective of the open house is to, Plang were algo made and th<
The Mill City Grade school won I Cougars here Saturday and defeated Detroit, 14
6, St. Paul Kirsh and Mrs. Lyman Beedle of
men between the ages of chrl,tmas party with the gift ex-
the cup for the best cheering section them 58 to 45. The local basketball Cokenour, 0
0, Martin Stayton; Alpha Ackerman from the 17 and 18(4
particularly with the chan(re wi|1 be held Frlday evening(
at the jamboree held here last Thurs squad held the lead throughout the Hopson, 0
2, W rith Salem staff and Robert King of
benefits of the new Army Reserve December 16, each member to bring a
day. The girls who lead the Mill game, Don Lemke with 25 points Rice, 6
C 2, Kuhlhaman Portland, who drove the bloodmobile. program wh.ch permits them to en-' gift not worth mor, than 50f. A udy
City rooters are Cheer Leaders Bev was high point man for the Wolves Snyder, 2
When the bloodmobile made a re list for only six months of training to br)n|f a |adie,. rift and a m>n a
erly Underwood, Carol Pate, ano and Schmidt from Gervais was top Watkins, 6
2, Koch cent visit in Bend, the temperature (instead of the usual two or three mans»
Linda Herman, along with Song man for the visitors with 26 points. Scio, 11
1, Amity go so low all the solutions froze.
years) and then complete their serv- ( At tbe lecturer’s hour, Bertha
Leaders Frances Nesbitt, Leia Tay-
Game by quarters:
ice to the country with training in Bagj entertained with a game,
lor, Linda Vickers, and Yvonne Dick- Mill City
11 24 49 58
home units for two hours, once a
Tbe flowing committees wera
. 5 17 28 45
by the master, Agriculture
Most of the 10 minute games were
• the game Tuesday
* uvouaj lugui,
at Shoop, 0
Already several men of this si«®, Johnny Lambrecht, Lloyd Sletto, Hu-
'lose and they indicated some sharp i Gervais the Timberwolves dropped Bates, 0
of either the 255th
w,gner> Steve Myers; legisla-
•competition in the league this year. the contest 62 to 51, although the
Reserves scoring: Scio, Parker 2,
------- a Battalion,
A)b<rt Julian w R stevsen,
the 929th Field
The scores were as follows:
Robinson 4; Amity, Engelland 2, Ful
•TV’s took Gervais 40-32.
Artillery Battalion or Company K R. L. Cornett, Walter Brisbin;
Mill City 8, St. Mary’s 2.
The game was close all the way ler 2, Ehlers 4.
of the 413th Infantry Regiment. building, Jake Myers, Frank Basi,
Scio 7, Stayton 6.
through until the last quarter when St. Boniface 17
They’ll be on hand to play host to Giles Wagner, Johnny Lambrecht,
Mari-Linn 6, Stayton 5
Gervais piled in 18 points. Gregory Bell, 0
their friends and neighbors next Wilson Stevens; dance committee,
Mari-Linn 8, Mill City 6.
‘ 6, Brener ;
and Lemke each made 15 points for Lewis, 4
Bernard Van Handle, Albert Steven«,
Mill City will be host to the Scio the Wolves.
2, Meninick ' trict Monday gave a large majority
Demonstrations of thousands of Joe Bowes; floral, Alta Bodeker, Le-
of their votes in favor of contracting
team this Friday evening. The girls
First League Game Friday
dollars worth of equipment avail- ora Stevens; publicity, Eva Bressler;
volleyball game starts at 7 p. m.,
4, Tellier! the bond of indebtedness of $120,000
The first league game of the sea Heubegar, 2
able for training are scheduled for greeting, Blanche Wagner, Ixiren*
and the basketball game follows. The son will be played here Friday night
games will be played in the grade with Gates furnishing the opposition. Jones 5, Reister 1; Chemawa, Tapps a water system for the district. The the open house. Drill presses, metal Stevens.
vote was 89 in favor and seven I lathes, powerful radio equipment,
1, Ball 1, Latanas 4.
guns from the pistol to the 105 mil
L ots of Rain in the
They elected M. G. Brassfield as limeter howitzer will be on display.
Rifles and pistols will be fired in
a director. Fred Lindeman polled 41
Detroit Area, Says Boots
; votes for the position and Brassfield demonstration on the Armory’s in
DETROIT—To you people living
door range and the big noise of the
down in the banana belt who have
The fire district held an election open house will be actual firing of
LYONS—Funeral services were
been wondering where all of the
„ . .
at the same time and elected John the big 105.
held Tuesday afternoon, December 6
Kit Kidderman of Salem, was in water has been coming from, we will
An exceptionally interestmg pro- silbernagl,-
at the Weddle Funeral home in Stay
Mill City Monday, stating that in- ] let you in on the know.
giam has been aranged for next_________________
ton for Richard Allen Brown, who
formation would be given out in
District Ranger Al Sorseth re Wednesday night, December 14 by
passed away Sunday morning, De
Lyons at the Lyons Food Market ports that according to their records PT A President Mrs. Al Nesbitt.
Takes 12 Years For
cember 4 at Santiam Memorial hos
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, on beginning September and ending De
Chmtmae Card ta Arrive
pital, following injurie« he received
the propagation of Nutria, which is cember 1, 38.94 inches of rainfall
when struck by a car Thursday even
It took 12 years for a Christmas
a fur-bearing animal recently intro has been recorded at the station. a group present to sing Christmas
ing December 1. Rev. Clyde Freeman
duced in the United States. He is This combined with the recent melt carols. Mrs. L. A. Poole, assisted by card to reach its destination, it was
Retail sales in 1964 of 1193 stores from the Christian church in Stayton
representing the Oregon Purebred ing of snow in the area makes for Mrs. Jim Poole, will have the kinder-
in Marion County totaled $117,256,-
Nutria association which has com nothing but one 'ell of a lot of water. garten group present for part of the Means. Thia card, which was sent 000, according to preliminary 1954 officiated and burial was made in
the Fox Valley cemetery.
pleted its charter as a non-profit
program. They will give readings,
Census of Business figures announc
The deceased was born at Taylor
i twck in 1943, was sent to his ship
agricultural association, incorporat
sing songs, and put on a skit.
ed by the Bureau of Census, Depart Falls, Minn., June 12, 1874, and had
ed in Oregon with its regional office
The high school girls choir, under .
ment of Commerce. This was an in
the direction of Mrs. Donald Sheythe 1 cific fleet. From there is was sent crease of 17.8 percent over sales resided in Lyons for over 50 years.
He is survived by one daughter, Mrs.
all over the United States, including
He will be in Mill City next Tues
will present few selections.
in 1948 of 1026 stores at 199,566,000. Agnes Brotherton of Lyons, one
day, Wednesday‘and Thursday, in
All those attending are asked to
Stores with payroll in 1954 numb
D. B. Hill of Mill City,
front of the Mill City Jewelry to dis
According to Jack D. Colburn, bring canned goods or other non- . Dakota, and Indiana.
cuss Nutria with all those in this secretary, the Mill City Fire district perishable foods to be used in pre-
The card arrived this week from ered 747, had 4163 paid employees in who made her home with the Browns
area who may be interested.
for Portland, where it had been placed November 1954, reported payroll of for a number of years; one grand
will hold an election at the fire paring
■ in another envelope.
This proves 112,147,000, and accounted for sales daughter, Mrs. Natalie Schradle, of
hall. Thursday, December 29, to, needy families of the area.
even of $108,214,000. Proprietors of unin Salem, two great grandchildren, sev
6,000 Douglas and Noble
numbered eral nieces and nephews and a host
J. C. Kimmel, whose present term is
of friends. This wag the only report
Fir Trees Planted in Area I expiring.
ed traffic fatality in Oregon on
A meeting of the board was held (
Lions Club to Work
“Safe Driving Day."
Sorseth reporta that to date 86.000 Monday night, and at this time Mrs. United Fund Drive
Girls Athletic Ass'n.
Douglas and Noble fir trees have Frank Blazek, Mrs. John Swan, and
Again Monday Night
been planted in this area of the Mr». George Stewart, were selected, Nearly Reached Quota
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Members of the Mill City Lions Plans Winter Formal
Willamette National Forest. Out of as judges for the election. Al] mem- [ According to George Veteto, the club have put in two recent Monday
The Girls Athletic Association of To Have Dance Saturday
this amount 75.000 of these tress bers of the board were present at the United Fund Drive here has been nights laying flooring at the Scout
The Veterans of Foreign Wars are
were planted in three units in the meeting.
completed and nearly $1,000 was cabin, and President Means stated Mill City high school are having
Straight Creek area. The remaining
collected and turned in. Thia was al- , today that if a good sized crowd their winter formal Friday, December sponsoring a public dance at the
11,000 were planted recently in one HEALTH C LINIC AT DETROIT most the quota set up for Mill City. will turn out Monday night the pro 17. It will be held in the auditorium Grange hail between Ljrons and Me
hama this Saturday night, according
unit in the Blow Out area.
There will be immunization and a
The committee wishes to thank . ject should be completed.
to reports received here this week.
Due to the recent snow, Sorseth nursing conference at the Detroit all those who aided in the solMta- , There will be the usual dinner starting at 9 o'clock.
All alumni who wish to attend are
Music will be furnished by a Stay
stated tree planting would cease for Elementary school December 15 be 1 tion and also those who contributed meeting at Friendship hall Monday
tween the hours of 10 and 12 a. m.
to the fund.
District President at
J At Jamboree
Small Group Gives
Blood Here Monday
Puts In Culvert
To Hold Open House
Santiam Valley Grange
To Have Yule Party
Wolves Win One; Lose
One In Gervais Mixes
Lyons Voters 0. K.
Water Bond Debt;
Elect M. G. Brassfield
Nutria Raising To Be
Explained in Area
Funeral Services Held
For Richard A. Brown
Good Program Planned
For PT A December 14 |
Marion County Retail
Sales Show Increase
Mill City Fire District
To Hold Election Dec. 29