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THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGHWAY — GATEWAY TO THE HEART OF NATURE’S EMPIRE
VOLL ME XIII
Set for Hunting
MILL CITY. OREGON
Line Down Near Scio
Causes Power Outage
A line down in the Scio area at
11:45 Monday caused a power outage
in the area for about 30 minutes.
Last week lady luck was riding
with an outfit that was changing a
sign at the Chevron Station here in
Mill City. The boom on the truck
I came in contact with a power line
¡carrying 20,000 volts. It made the
I sparks fly and caused a short outage.
1 Luckily no one came in contact with
the truck at that time, or they
would have been fried. In the even
ing of the same day, a 115 volt line
fell across a 20,000 volt line in the
old bleachers at the ball park knock
ing out the lights for a short time.
Again no one was injured.
Lee Kuhlman, local power “fixer
upper” said he hoped there would be
no more such goings on for awhile.
THURSDAY. JULY 25, 1957
Navy Rerservist Cruise
$3.00 A YEAR 10c A COFT
Final Plans Shaping Up for 18th
Annual Santiam Bean Festival
Darrell Crossler, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Jesse Crossler of Mill City, a
former Gates teacher and resident
STAYTON, July 25—Final plans f 1 -
•ere, has just been honored as out
standing naval reserve instructor in
rides, and an all-new kiddie land.
an ar- ^e largest and best Santiam Bean
Edw J. Bell and Mrs. Eva Humph-
¿'cle ^aken"from'the'staTesman tell- 1’’e»tiv»1” •*»«•• Banners are flying
A shorter either sex deer season
Governor Robert D. Holmes Fri- I I
ivuil , reys, co-chairman of the talent
than last year would be in store for
day picked a 45-year-old Seattle in t ing of the honor.
show scheduled for Wednesday even
“A Salem naval reserviat, recent- , ' putting the last minute touches to ing, July 31, said today they have
hunters if the tentative hunting reg
dustrial promotion leader Julius R-
ulations adopted by the game com
Jensen, to head his new Department 1> named as outstanding reserve in- | The "big three” of this year’s fea- an excellent program lined up and
■rtructor in the Northwest will be re
mission are given final approval at
of Planning and Development.
1 tival will be the appearance of “Uncle that entries will be accepted until
a second public hearing to be held
Jensen, who organized and directed warded next week with a cruise in | Nate" Cohn, emcee of the Star Furni- ■ Monday noon, July 29. First place
on July 26.
the idustrial development program the Far East, it was reported Friday.
dut"es Iture CoraP»ny’» “Stare of Tomor- 1 winners of this show wil] appear on
A buck deer season starting Sep
for the state of Iowa for over five He will have no assigned u«—— j row” television program, who will IKGW-TV as part of the “Stars of
years, will come to the $12,000-a- during the trip.
tember 28 extending to October 18
■‘Darrell Crossler, 26, teacher at
year Oregon post after serving the
would be followed by a three-day
Pet Parade chairman Leo Oden
past year as managing director of Parrish Junior High school, will
hunter’s choice season in most of the
thal, has announced plans for thb
A call has been sent out by
Seattle Industrial Expansion Assn. leave July 15 on the 21-day cruise
state with the general season end
event of Thursday evening August 1
Jerry Coffman of Mehama, for
ing on October 21. Visible antlers
“Again Oregon is most fortunate in with the Navy’s 7th Fleet. He is one
are nearly complete. Ten divisions
being able to attract a recognized of nine from the Northwest district.
would be legal in eastern Oregon and
are planned, with each division hav
“He will be flown from the United
North Santiam Chamber of Com
leader in his field to take over this
forked horns in the western portion
ing its own judge. No entry applica
merce Bean Festival float. Vol
vitally important task,” the govern
of the state. The popular central
tions are necessary, all that is asked
unteers are needed to assist
or said. “We have been on a constant there to Atsugi, Japan, where he
Oregon area including the Ochocos,
is that parent sof entrants write
with work on the float and also
Paulina, and Metolius would not have
search for the right man since the will board a cruiser with the 7th
their name along with the name of
to bring in green boughs, ferns
development bill passed the legisla-
a hunter’s choice this year. Western
the child on a tag and attach it to
and flowers to use in construc
ture,” Gov. Holmes added, “and I Kong and Manilla in the Philippines.
Oregon either sex hunts would be
the child. Judging will take place at
feel certain that Mr. Jensen is that
restricted to adjacent areas to the
6 p. m.
pines to San Franciaco via plane
Stay ton the night of August 1.
Willamette valley and small portions
Players in the 10th annual Shrin- man.’
“Popular Song Titles” is the
of Coos, Curry, Douglas, Josephine, er's hospital all-star football game,
The new director has spent all his and is to return home August 17.
theme for this year’s Grand Parade
and Jackson counties. Seven controll scheduled for August 24 in Port career in the promotion-public re
emcee the Wednesday night talent to be held Friday evening at 7 p. m-
ed deer hunts would add to the har land’s Multnomah stadium, have been lations field and some of his policies Ian instructor in the storekeeper show; the galad grand parade to be Irvin Cutsforth, chairman said to
training class at the Salem Naval held Friday evening, August 2, with
instructed by their respective coach have been adopted as standards for
day that entries are still coming in
The general elk season would start es to “report in tops physical condi U. S. Chamber of Commerce and Reserve unit. He was recently named larger prizes to be given; and the and things are shaping up welL He
November 2 and end on November 24 tion so we can start right to work." under business and industrial
colossal horse parade and show to
13th naval district. He resides at take place Saturday afternoon, Au- also stated that a total of $180 in
except on the coastal ranges where
The rival State and Metropolitan velopment agencies.
prizes is being offered. This amount
Articles applauding Jensen’s past 4265 Pauline Dr.”
the season would end on November all- star squads will check into Port
will be divided with; $25 first, |10
11. For the first time spike bulls land August 11 for the start of a programs and ideas have appeared
Festivities will get under way second, $5 third, to be awarded tn
would be legal in a portion of the two-week training program. The in leading business and industrial
Tuesday evening July 30 with the each of three divisions, commercial,
coast range on a trial basis which State squad will be quartered at the publications
coronation of the festival queen at fraternal, and civic. A grand sweep
would include Coos, Curry, and west Mallory hotel and the Metros at Wew- Week, the Wall, Street Journal and
8 p. m. followed by the official open stakes prize of $50 and a $10 prite
ern Douglas counties. The remainder is and Clark College.
the Chamber of Commerce Handbook.
ing of Browning Bros. Carnival. I in the industrial division will also
of the coast range would be restrict
The first day will be confined to His work with the Seattle association,
Browning Bros, are .this year cele be given.
By Mrs. lx»» ell Cree
ed to bull elk with three points or a luncheon with game officials, phy where he directed a development
their 50th year of showing
Over 25 blocks of horses and
Things are really buzzing around
better. Bag limit in the Cascades and sical examinations, issuance of equip program for the entire Puget Sound
in Stayton and are bringing in more
— parade through Stayton
northeastern areas would be one bull ment and picture-taking for press area, has received considerable na
istreets Saturday afternoon at 1:30
days. Saws, hammers, hoes, hedge
elk with antlers longer than the ears. and radio. Actual workouts will get tionwide publicity.
o’clock as the largest horse parade
tyruners, paint brushes and paint
In addition, 13 controlled and unit under way the following day, with
and show in the history of the Bean
^pray guns are causing quite a stir
hunts would be held, implementing State drilling at University of Port
Festival gets underway. Ilorsea and
ip the neighborhood of the church.
the commission's policy of unit elk land and the Metros at Lewis and
riders from all over the state are
You see the church is having a “face
herd management. Two thousand sev Clark College.
expected to participate, with the
lifting”—new paint and much needed
enty-five free permits to be used in
Ralph Harper of Portland’s Ben
state approved point system being
repair around the exterior of the
conjunction with a general elk tag son Tech, who will serve as head
I^irson Construction Co. of Astoria used for judging events. This system
building is now in the process of be-
would be issued for these hunts. Pub coach of the Metros, has advised his
Tuesday was apparent low of 10 will give the entrants an opportunity
lic drawings would be held.
players that “we will lose a lot of
biddars with an offer of $38,255 to build on their points.
Archery hunters would have 11 valuable time if body contact has to
when bids were opened by the Port
Gene Txiirve,' chairman of the
areas available, two more than last be delayed because of poor physical
DALLAS—An Oregon forest indus nounced from the pulpit the need of
land District, Corps of Engineers, for
year. In five of these, archers would condition."
try spokesman today predicted a painting and repairing, things soon construction of a steel girder bridge event has announced that Larry's
be allowed to take a deer and an elk.
State all stars should be prepar bright future for this state’s pulp and started, Lawrence Brent took over with concrete piers and deck across Cascade Range Riders, a western or
Antelope regulations would Ibe ed to “get right down to cases”, paper industry because of increasing the chairmanship of the painting and the North Santiam river downstream chestra, will play spontaneously
throughout the entire horse show. He
similar to those of 1956 with a total according to Coach Fred Spiegelberg utilization of sawmill leftovers and repairing of the church and under his from Detroit Dam.
capable leadership, members and
this is an entirely new ¡nova
of 600 perinits issued.
of Medford who stated that “players
Government estimate for the work
Upland game regulations would be who fail to report in good condition supply through the industry-operated friends of the church are faithfully was $39,551. Bids ranged as high as tion in horse shows.
much the same as last year. The will be handicapped in their bids to Tree Farm program.
A Bean-Hole bean feed will be held
$94,773. Work must be completed
pheasant season would open October start.”
S. W. Robb, chairman of the Ore James Putman is leading the par in 150 calendar days.
at approximately 5 p. m. (following
sonage repair crew where a new
26 and run through November 11.
The game, which has netted nearly gon Committee of American Forest
The new bridge will replace the the hores show) on the carnival
Two cocks per day would be allowed $225,000 for the Shriner’s hospital Products Industries, and an official of j roof and front porch are being work present one which failed last summer grounds Saturday evening. This com
in western Oregon while on the east in the last nine years, pits the top Willamette Valley Lumber Co., Dall
and has been used for foot traffic plete dinner features u delicious and
side of the Cascades, the bag limit high school senior performers of last as, said Oregon ranked twelfth in tot of their time, money and materials to only since then.
unique method of cooking beans. The
would be 3 cocks per day. Valley quail year against each other on a state al U. S- wood pulp production at lat get the church and parsonage in
beans, placed in large sealed cans,
mountain quail, bobwhite quail, Hun versus metropolitan area basis. Many est count. In 1955, he pointed out, the “tip top” ssape, and when completed
are buried in hot coals under ground
garian partridge, and chuckar sea of the game’s alumni have gone on state produced 834,189 ons of wood the buildings will be a credit to Mill
I to cook for 24 hours. They are then
sons would run concurrent, with the to star in collegiate and profession pulp, accounting for 4 percent of the City.
dug up and served directly from the
ion ’s total volume.
When the outside is completed it is
preasant season in eastern Oregon. al ranks.
cans as they come from the ground.
4*r This is^ene^raging,” Robb said, hoped that donations will continue to
In western Oregon open season for
The grand finale to this year’s
Mail orders for reserved seats are ,, u
m .. Oo is the great poten- come in so the inside, which is also
mountain quail would be from Sep being accepted now at Shiner’s Hos “but even ...
the 18th annual, festival will come
tember 14 through the 22. There pital All-Star Game headquarters,
Some 367 children from the area with the “Bean Hoppers Ball” to be
pulp industry based on utilization of “
would be no open season on the west 1119 S. W. Park ave. Portland.
taken to Salem Saturday after held in the Civic building adjoining
r ... .
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The minister and the congregation
sawmill left overs. There are nine
side of the valley and bobwhite qail
noon to attend the Shrine Club-Po- the carnival grounds,
pulp mills in production here now
and Hungarian partridge.
lack Bros. Circus. This was a few evening. Music for the dance will be
and several more are under construc-
Blue and ruffed grouse season
less than attended last year, but all furnished by Tom Tate and his or
in the planning stage. Much ' services, money, and materials. It is were pleased with the performance.
would be from September 14 through
of°nther future' output" of "these mill.'| appreciated by all.
September 22 in western Oregon and
The Santiam Shrine club thanks
will come from chips furnished by
August 31 through September 8 in
allvthose who contributed money or
neighboring sawmills and plywood
eastern Oregon, Mourning dove sea
services thus making the trip pos Republican Picnic to be
Last week the Little Leaguers of plants.”
son would run from September 1
sible for the youth of the area, also
The industry chairman said chip
through September 22 with a com Mill City defeated Stayton 17 to 4
to the school boards for the use of Held Sunday in Salem
plete closure in Jackson county, while and Scio 4 to 1 to give them a record per installations, converting left
the buses and the drivers and chap
A Repulican picnic will be held on
overs into chips suitable for pulp use,
the bandtail season would open Sep of three wins and one loss to date.
erones who helped out.
July 28 at the state fair
Grace Robinson Kirkland, 76, of
Terry Morris, Mill City’s ace pit are now commonplace in Oregon lum
tember 1 extending through Septem
Following is a list of contributors: ' ground*.
Lyons Food Market, Thiel’s Store, pUJi’cj^ns and their families in" Mar-
Instruction for making application struck out 39 batters—a real record plants, both large and small ones. hospital.
Riverside Cafe, Ken Golliet, 1 Ercil ¡on County are being invited.
Mrs. Kirkland was born May 21, Wilson, George Pettingill, Merton
for controlled hunts will be made pub in any league. He has only given up Several pulp mills in the state obtain
lic immediately following adoption 18 hits in the four games pitched.
a high percentage of their wood fib 1881, in Vermont. She is survived by Cox, Oliver Willis, Floyd Völkel, R. I The picnic will begin at 1 o’clock
Dubby Stewart, Mill City infielder er from these chipping plants and her husband, Lois Kirkland, Mehama; P. Sophy, Last Frontier, Hilltop at the Silverton road entrance to the
of final regulations on July 26.
fairgrounds. Those attending are
is leading the team in hit« with four one, at Albany, bases all its produc a daughter, Marjorie Hudgins, Me Market,
Store, asked to bring their picnic lunches.
for eight, followed closely by Luther tion on chips.
1 hama; a son, Clay Kirkland, Me Stewart’s Grocery, Mill City Pharm
I Nicholson with four for nine.
“The combination of fuller chip hama; four grandchildren and four acy, Baker’s Jewelry, U. S. National Coffee for adults and ice cream and
soda pop for the children will be pro
Walt Olmstead batting .334 in utilization and the state’s expanding great-grandchildren.
Bank, Shirley’s Beauty Shop, George
Funeral services were held at 11, laird Insurance, Dave Reid Insur vided.
1 clean-up spot, is leading the team Tree Farm prod gram gives a sound
A number of state and county of-
in runs batted in. His four hits con- basis for optimism over Oregon’s I a. m. Wednesday at the Weddle Fu ance, Jerry Pittam Insurance, Jenk
1 sist of one single, two doubles, one future role as a leader in pulp manu neral Home in Stayton, the Rev. Jim ins Hardware, Red & White Store, ficals have indicated they will attend
Two new members were sworn in triple and a three-run homer.
Hardy of the Mehama Presbytenan Kelly Lumber Sales, Leo’s Richfield the affair. Games will be provided
facture," Robb reclared.
for duty on the Santiam Union High
, Church officiating. Interment was Station, Muir’s Bakery, Draper’s Fly for children. Prises will be awarded
Four Game Statistics
school board of education recently.
1 at Lone Oak Cemetery, Stayton.
ing A Service, Fish Barbershop, for the youngest and oldest Republl-
Carroll Morris Gets
They were Albin Cooper, who also Walker
Ada’s Needle Shop, Verne’s Barber can
serves on the Mill City elementary Nicholson ...__ 9
.444 Air Force Promotion
Miller, Salem, is general
Fire Laddies Will Burn
board, and Bob Blumenstein who Morgan
.417 r Carroll Morris, younger son of
tion, Harold Wiltae Shell Station, D. chairman of the picnic. The Marion
also serves on the Gates elementary
.334 Mrs. Doris Morris, who just finished Grass, Old Buildings
W. Moore, and D. B. Hill Insurance. County Republican Central Commit
board. Chairman of the elementary Stewart
.500 hia first “session" in the service at
The Mill City Volunteer Fire de-
tee, Marion-Polk County Young Re
board for Mill City is Sid Baughman. M orri»
.200 Lackland AFB, Texas, visited his mo partment is «till looking for old
publicans, Salem unit, Oregon Fed
For the Union High board W. R. Ohmart ---- __ 9
.111 ther here recently. He has been buildings to burn. It matters not Highway Traffic Show*
eration of Republican Women and
Hutcheson of Gates is chairman.
.000 promoted to A3c and transferred to ' to them whether they are old sheds,
the Salem unit, Oregon Republican
At the meeting of the Santiam
2>00 Great Lakes, Mich., where he will houses or barns. If the old buildings Increase This June
club, are sponsoring the affair.
Union board the architect was pre Whitten ___..... 2
. M take fi«e months’ school in “medics.” present a problem to the owners,
Highway traffic during June was
sent and stated the plans for the Richards
Calling on Mrs. Morris last Sunday the firemen will be glad to burn up 1-3 per cent over June 1956, ac
new high school building were nearly Sheythe ---- .... 1
cording to the monthly traffic count
.000 was her elder son and family, Mr. them down.
ready for submission to the board Marshall —__ 1
.000 and Mrs. Richard Morris, their 4-
They will also assist anyone who made by the State Highway Depart
Following the approval of the local
Hit»—Mill City 21; Opponents1 18. year-old boy and new baby daughter, has high grass on vacant lots to ment at 28 rural automatic counter
board the plans will have to pass the
burn. The firemen are trying to help locations.
Runs—Mill City 40; Opponents 21. of Salem.
State department and state fire mar
The largest increase occurred on
reduce fire hazards in the area.
20 five miles east of Bend where ' Charles Wirkkala this week an
Ronald Adams, Mehama
IOOF Lodge To Picnic
a 15-7 per cent gain over June of nounced that he has received the
With Marines in Memphis
charter for the Lions sponsored Na
1956 was reported.
Weather at Detroit Dam At Santiam Park Sunday
tional Rifle club. He states 15 have
7:09 A. M. Daily Weather Readings
annual family picnic at Santiam Ronald O. Adams, son of Mr. and
Howdy’s Club, formerly the Lake cent increase near Halsey and at Ot signed up to date and that more will
And Lake Elevation
Elev State park west of Mill City this Mrs. R. O. Adams of Mehama, is at Club at Detroit ia holding their ter Rock on US 101 traffic was up be added later. At the next meeting
Max. Min Pep.
of the Lions club, the number to be
97 46 0.00 1545.07 Sunday. The affair will be in the tending Aircraft Mechanics School grand opening thia Saturday night, 7.9 per cent.
Near Rainier on US30 an 11J per allowed in the rifle club will be de
72 51 0.00 1544.97 form of a potluck dinner, with the at the Naval Air Technical Training according to an advertisement ap
pearing in The Enterprise thia week. cent increase was recorded and at cided upon. Also received were hand
80 51 0.00 1564.96 lodge furnishing the coffee, cream Center, Memphis Tenn.
Prior to enrolling at Memphis the
The club has been redecorated and Valley Junction on ORE 18, traffic books and some miscellaneous sup-
84 54 0.00 1544.93 and sugar.
on Saturday night will be was up 13 per cent. At Midland—six I Pl'«»-
82 53 0.00 IM M
Guns and ammunition will be ord*
by the Rancheros. Door miles south of Klamath Falls on US
74 54 0.00 1565.20 and it is expected a larger crowd
97—there was a gain of 7.7 per cent. I ered later.
Air Station, Jacksonville, Fla.
prize» will be given.
74 50 0.00 1545.03 will be on hand this year.
Shrine Football Game
Scheduled for Aug. 24
First Christian Church
Getting Repairs, Paint
Astoria Firm Bids Low
On Detroit Dam Bridge
Pulp, Paper Industry
Offers Bright Future
For State, Says Robb
367 Children Attend
Shrine Circus Saturday
Little Leaguers Win
Two More Games
New Members Sworn
In at Board Meetings
Charter Received for
Lions Rifle Club