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About The Mill City enterprise. (Mill City, Or.) 1949-1998 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 1, 1957)
THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
ON THE SCENIC NORTH SANTIAM HIGHWAY — GATEWAY TO THE HEART OF NATURE'S EMPIRE
Gates Gir! Scouts Have Interesting
Outing; Enjoy Yellowstone Park
$3.00 A YEAR 10r A COPT
New Farm Director
Arthur Godfrey to
Make TV Broadcast
From Simpson Forest
Game Commission Liberation
Trucks Haul Many Fish in 1957;
Hunting Regulations Are Set
By Mrs. Antonia Thomas
■'HELTON, July 24-—Arthur God-
time juke box with the four-foot
Gates Girl Scout Troop No. 52 * old
rey, famed CBS television and rad
steel records. We had hoped to get
left Thursday morning July 11 on
io star, will originate two of his pro-
their senior "trip. Those going were . some good pictures of the girls with
ii-nis from Simpson Logging Com
Mrs. C. Antonia Thomas, leader; Mrs.
pany t\ rests in Mason County when
Game commission liberation trucks
Margaret McWhirk, assistant lead ' and also to have Marla's picture tak-
he comes to the Seattle Seafair cele- have been operating practically total of 11,695 animals was tallied
crossing the state line into Oregon
er; Ellen Chance, Aloha Thomas, and
' bration the week of Aug. 5.
around the clock the past month between March 27 and May 22 of
Marla McWhirk of troop 52 and 1 are on display there.
Godtrey and his troupe will make stocking streams and lakes through
W’e saw hundreds of teen agers on
Carolyn Jarvis, senior guest of Sa
direct broadcasts from Simpson’s out the state. Tabulations show that , this year. This figure is only 545 an
lem senior troop.
forests on Wednesday, Aug. 7 and through June approximately 9,517,- imals less than was tallied a year
Youth conference was being held
[Thursday, Aug. 8. His first show in 000 fish have been released so far I ago when some 2,240 deer were count
The weather was clear and sunny there.
the timber will present modern log this year. According to Reino Koski, ed on the same counting strip. That
until just north of Kelso, Wash.,
It rained on us again as we drove
methods and reforestation prac- in charge of liberations, the number year, the report continues, only nine
when it began to rain. It continued south into the Bitterroot valley but
1 tices typical of the industry in this is an increase of about 3,000,000 for counting days were lost while in
to rain off and on to Tacoma, but let up before we got into the heart
I area. The second show on Thursday a similar period in 1956 and is the re clement weather prevent counting
still remained cloudy.
of the valley so we missed none of .
will offer loggers’ sports, present sult of the commission’s accelerated on 17 days in 1957.
When we were driving through the the magnificient scenery. We stop- [
Classification of deer on the inter
by-pass subway in Seattle, someone ped at a ranch near Darby and were
Paul Alexander, mid-Willamette ing Simpson woodsmen in tree climb fry and fingerling program.
state range last winter indicated
fired a blank or other noise maker in given elk and venison dteaks to ' Valley radio personality and origin
Total weight of fish stocked is ratios of 20 bucks per 100 does and
the middle of this long tunnel which take with us. These were frozen so' ator of “Paul’s Party Line,” this chopping acts.
more than 346,000 pounds. During 85 fawns per 100 does. The indieat*
Dave James, Simpson director of June more than 100,000 pounds of
set out heads to ringing. The overpass i decided to keep them over for the week joined the staff of KSLM in
relations, said the company fish were released, the third consec ' ed high fawn reproduction is sub-
of the by-pass was high enough to
Salem as Radio-TV Farm Director.
| stantially above the production on
give us a wonderful view of both the I We camped at Medicine Tree Hot Alexander replaces Earl Jones, who will offer the Godfrey program a full utive month in which this figure has
1 most other Oregon mule deer ranges.
sound and the up and down streets.1
[ Springs and the girls went swimming , lias accepted a teaching position in conservation for the benefit of East been exceeded.
Bitterbrush utilization measure
At Everett we turned east and I right after making camp with the Arcata, Calif.
Complicating the heavy hauling ments indicated the lighest use of
drove through the scenic Stevens ' tarp up again as it looked like rain,
W’ith 18 years background in all
schedule has been the necessity of bitterbrush on record. The compara
pass New snow had been deposited
tefo“re“ dar“k a cow elk walked phases of radio broadcasting, Alex the last tree in the West will fall.” distributing some 7,000,000 Kamloop tively light use of bitterbrush is
on the peaks by the recent storm and |th
h our c
ander served six years as Farm Di 1 Simpson, along with hundreds of fry resulting from eggs taken at Dia traceable to a greater than normal
other tree-farming industries in the
the cooler temperature was quickly
W’e received our hardest rain of rector at KFYW in Klamath Falls, Pacific Northwest, is geared to a mond lake. Anglers can look forward browse growth in 1956 and the fact
the trip that night, with mountain one year at KMSD in Medford and
to catching this fighting strain of that deer had access to other palat
The scenery was not greatly im sound effects and lightning, but the most recently three years at KU IK, program of perpetual forests.
rainbow in several popular fishing able plants through most of the win
paired by the clouds still clinging to morning dawned clear and warm. It Hillsboro. In addition to his com
waters. It will take possibly two years ter. A mild winter also tended to
the high ridges. More clouds were was Suday and we stopped at a sta- mercial broadcasting experience, Al-’
before they will be of any size, but keep the animals widely scattered
gathering thickly in the west, how : tion before going over the pass and exander is a radio “ham” operating
Kamloops of eight to ten inches throughout the range.
ever, so when Money Creek camp i got a paper. The attendant told us station W7HMG. He has been active
should be in the bag next year.
was reached in the heart of these to be watching for moose which in 4-H and FFA work as well as tak
In the popular Cascade angling
towering peaks and water falls it browse in the willows along the road. ing an active part in many church
area, Wickiup reservoir
was decided to continue on as it I We watched but no moose.
| In an effort to promote safety oti plants of the Canadian rainbow fry
and community affairs.
looked like the
With three daughters and his wife, bodies of water where recreational totaling nearly 900,000. Waldo lake
We visited the Big Hole Battle
one long soaking western drizzle. Ground National Monument and they are presently farming about 40 use is at a peak, a new water safety received about 500,000 Kamloop fry.
Near the top of the pass we crossed found it very interesting. This was acres near Gaston.
i film is being released by the U. S. Klamath Falls anglers can look for
over a railroad tunnel. We hoped a originally set aside to honor the sol
“Paul’s Party Line" Valley Farm- Army Engineers, Corps of Engineers. the Canadian rainbows next year in
train would be using it so we could diers who died there but now it is cast programs will be heard on KSLM The film is entitled “Take Safety Klamath lake where about 900,000
see if we would beat it to the other more of a monument to Chief Joseph Monday through Friday from 6 to With You” and depicts some of the were released.
Appointment of LeRoy Giener of
portal but none obliged.
Over in eastern Oregon, Oyhee
and his men. We found the Big Hole 6:45 a. m. and 12:45-1, and from 6:30- hazards and corrective measures that
We stopped at Lake Wenatchee valley beautiful and worth the trip. 6:45 PM Monday through Thursday. may help save lives. Boating clubs, reservoir received a plant of some Chiloquin, David Epps of Sweet
Home, and Mark A. Talney of Port
state park for the night, still early He we saw three elk just before leav
Dave Hoss, manager of KSLM, in civic organizations, youth groups and 160,000, Beulah reservoir 100,000, land, to the Legislative Interim
enough that after camp was made ing for Butte.
announcing Alexander’s new affilia
Malheur reservoir 50,000, and Chicka- Committee on Indian Affairs was an-
there was plenty of time for a hike
We toured a part of Butte and tion, also announced that KSLM an make heavy demands for loan of the hominy reservoir 50,000. Heaviest noumed Wednesday by Governor
down to the lake. The wind was quite saw some of the mining done there, ticipated an increase in power from film, produced in 16 m. m. sound and plants in eastern Oregon took place
brisk and there was thunder and light some right in the heart of town. 1000 watts to 5000 watts as soon as color by the Corps of Engineers at at Warm Springs reservoir where Robert D. Holmes.
The committee, including two mem
ning in the hills but no rain. Friday That afternoon we visited Lewis & necessary technical installations could Vicksburg. The film is 15 minutes in some 1.000,000 of the Canadian strain
bers of the Senate and two from the
morning we shopped in Wenatchee Clark Caverns. It cost each $1 and be completed.
1 showing time length. The film may rainbows were released.
House. Will make a study of social
and drove through the beautiful or ¡the most interesting part of the visit
Ke obtained on loan from U. S. Army < A
longer general alk aMtauu and -ert/omir.* obi»ma of Oregon’s
chard lined valley t- Waterville was the way you get to the caverns.
i Engineers District, Corps of Engi and an earlier pheasant and quail op Indians and laws relating to them.
where we had lunch in the city park. I The dinosaur jitney then cable lift.
neers, 628 Pittock Block, Portland 5, ening highlighted several changes in
Gienger is a Klamath County
One of the members of the Waterville Five seconds to the bottom if the
Oregon, on a reservation basis with the tentative rules adopted by the rancher; Epps is a Linn County
chamber of commerce was acting as cable should break. While the caverns
game commission Friday as final furniture store owner and operator;
a welcoming committee for all who are beautiful they can in no way
hunting regulations for the 1957 and Talney is executive secretary of
Oregon has been experiencing a
stopped to use the park. He gave us compare with our own Oregon Caves.
the Oregon Council of Churches.
maps of the region and told us -all ¡The tour was mostly done with a sharp increase in the number of ser
The rules as adopted would open They will represent the public on the
about the industries and recreation stoop, waddle and slide. The roof ious one-car accidents in which the
the general elk season on October 26 committee called for by Senate Joint
of the area and extended - us
an invi ; liberally decorated with “headache” automobile simply “ran off the road”,
- - -
on both the east and west side areas. Resolution No. 3.
according to the Department of Mot
tation to see all the town and to rot.ks '
Closing dates would remain the same,
come back again.
, I Some time before entering Boze- or Vehicle’s traffic safety division.
November 11 on the coast ranges and
Such accidents accounted for 64
We wanted to see Chief Joseph man tke car generator qUi| working
November 24 in the Cascade, north
Dam but had taken so much time al-1 and there was no place to have it traffic fatalities in 1955 but jumped
eastern and southeastern ranges. In
ready that we drove
fixed there on Sunday and as we to 99 last year, an increase of 55 per
The most colorful state fair in addition, Josephine county in south
Coulee then to Couer d’Alene, Idaho. did not wish to back track, we drove cent. Injuries nearly doubled with 754
history is promised when the western Oregon was included in the
As the next camping ground was on toward Livingston where there recorded in 1955 and 1,445 in 1956.
for the 92nd fair the spike bull area.
A check of accidents for the first
Mrs. Bob Henry of the Mill City
near Wallace we accepted McFee’s was supposed to be a camping spot
The pheasant, quail, and partridge
31. Nearly all the
Texaco Station stated Monday that
hospitality and turned their back but as it was getting dark we missed six months of this year showed little
buildings are shining in newly paint season was moved ahead one week,
a pigeon came to their station in the
lawn into a camp. We put the tarp this place and got very close to town improvement in the picture. Official
ed pastel colors of yellow, green and opening on October 19 and extending forenoon and appeared to be tired
over the double clothes line to form i when we decided to stop at an all- figures revealed that ten of Oregon’s
out. He ate some bread crumbs, got
a tent as it looked like rain. It did. night truck stop and inquire about 28 fa'al accidents during May were
and trees, the fairgrounds will pre- cellent brood counts, Jackson and a drink of water, then flew into the
After making camp we swam in some place to camp for the night of a type in which the car went out
[ sent a strikingly different appear Josephine counties were opened up I station where he found a perch and
the lake then ate a late supper. Two ______
__ got _____
_ _ one
.... _ knew
........ of control and left the roadway.
for valley quail, the season to run | went to sleep. He is still there, al
ance to visitors.
of the local jrirls jvere our^ ^¡8t* |of any but’offered us "the use of the •
concurrent with the pheasant season ' though Mrs. Henry put him in a box,
_ -n—. _i
¡n ^(.¡4 oj the station, I to analyze the full cause of such an
that night. The smallest
a ° cjover
dates. Bag limit was set at 5 per day stating she would take it home and
sleeping bag with our smallest. The | which we accepted. They also put accident, too great a speed for the the last time by 4-H youngsters. The
and not over 10 in possession.
care for it until it is called for.
chatter and giggles of the girls was ! our precious steaks in the restaurant j driving conditions obviously is a maj
The commission went along with
The pigeon is banded, "August
punctuated by thunder and lightning. I freezer for the night. We had our' or cause,” James R. Banks, manager 1000 for a new 4-H dormitory and
i work on the new building will be sportsmen from Jackson county and 1957 5266.” Any information on the
The next morning in packing we I supper in the restaurant that night of the safety division said.
I started just as soon as the long range opened the area to dove shooting
ownership of the pigeon will be ap
seem to have exchanged a can of | and prepared for bed in the rest | Banks pointed out that many such
survey on fairgrounds planning has which had been closed in the tenta- ' preciated.
pepper for a knife, fork and spoon room.
accidents occur when the pavement
which had to be mailed back to our I No rain nor heavenly fire works is dry and visibility is excellent. 1 been completed.
An additional closure on either sex '
, The midway is being doubled in
hosts. We deposited one hour in the ■ that night but trucks kept us from The vacationing or weekend driver
was put into effect in a small
time bank near Wallace to be picked missing anything. We slept just as who is fatigued or careless appears
1 been one of the most congested areas portion of Ijike county. Roughly, the
up on our return.
soundly as if we had our usual and to be a frequent victim of such ac ' on the grounds.
portion closed to taking either sex
Idaho has been busy renovating the by now familiar thunder. We got otrr cidents, Banks concluded.
lies south of U. S. highway 66 ,
highway in the upper Couer d’Alene generator fixed at a garage the next
| several thousand cars. Most of this and encompasses the Drews reservoir-'
canyon so we missed all those cute morning and had breakfast at a Detroit Dam Movable
DETROIT—District Ranger Al
I will be near the 17th Street entrance Dog lake area south of the California
“Little Stinker” signs which used to wayside park and arrived in Yellow
Sorseth reported that three man
entertain travelers with a “No Swim- stone park about 10 a. m.
made fires have occurred in the dis
' available at the Silverton Road en- 395.
rning Allowed” on a gravel bar and
We had to wait to get a camp as Portland Firm
An additional controlled deer shoot trict to date. Location of the fires
“No Fishing Allowed” on a slag heap. the road crew was fixing the road
West Coast Steel Works, 12005 N.
was set up to be held November 16 were reported as one in Breitenbuah
The new road did much to take some in Mammoth Hot Springs camp
Burgard St., Portland, has been Local Ladies Attend
and 17 on tree farms in central Lane camp grounda which necessitated the
of the kinks out of the road over the ground so we looked over the lower
awarded a $17,933 contract by the
and a portion of Linn counties. This falling of a tree on the grounds,
springs while waiting. After lunch Portland District, Corps of Engineers Reunion at Sodaville
area encompasses a long, narrow one at the east end of Piety Nob, and
We had lunch in St. Regis state we toured the upper springs and
for the manufacture and erection of
strip east of U. S. highway 99 from the other was listed as across the
park in Montana and though we tried some of the girls went fishing. W’e a rail mounted movable bridge with
Cottage Grove and Culp creek on the river between Detroit and Idanha.
we arrived a little too late to visit saw antelope in the meadow near
two power units at Detroit Dam on of alumni and students of the former south to Halsey and highway 228 on Campers are again being warned to
the museum at Missolua where we the river. After the steak supper
North Santiam River.
Mineral Springs college at Sodaville the north. A total of 2,000 tags would please he sure your camp fires are
had seen and been fascinated by the some went dancing and the rest to the Completion
time is November of 1 Sunday.
be issued for this controlled shoot.
the camp fire where we saw the same this year.
The commission granted one more .
Reunions were started in 1917 and
picture we saw here two years ago
The bridge will be a traveling have continued every year except proposal by Clatsop county hunters
—but we enjoyed it just the same. carriage which can be hauled up and two during the war. The college in and extended the buck season three Farewell Luncheon Given
The next morning we had steak down over the project’s test chute so
cluded every type of school called for days. In this area the general buck For Mrs. Percy Mulligan
for breakfast then we took the west that engineers may conduct various from first grade to high school and season was set from September 28
A farewell luncheon was given
side road of the park to Old Faithful. velocity tests.
Tuesday at 1 p. m. in the dining
business training, music, elocution, through October 21.
We saw a swan on a lake, a herd of
AH other regulations remain the room of Chuck’s cafe honoring Mrs.
and teacher training. It was in op
Funeral services for Manasses M. cow elk on Roaring Mountain, lota
eration just prior to the turn of the same as tentatively set two weeks Ix>u Mulligan who, with her husband,
Hershberger of Rt. 1, Hubbard, who of bear, including a mother bear Local Boy Scouts Have
ago with a general buck seasons run has now left for California to make
died early Tuesday, July 23 in Al and her twin cubs.
George Child», Lebanon is presi ning from September 28 through their home. The tables were beauti
bany as the age of 79, four months
One woman got one of the cubs to
Nine boys of Mill City Boy Scout dent of the group; Aubrey Bond of October 18 and an either sex season fully decorated and the food especi
after his wife’s death, were held stand up and hold her arm for her
ally prepared and served for this
through arrangements with Jost’s picture. The mother bear was very Troop No. 49, spent the weekend on I Corvallis, vice president, and Daisy from October 19 through October 21.
A complete synopsis of the regula occasion, after which the guest of
Funeral Home at Zion Church near docile, so this foolish tourist got
trip to Marion Lake, accompanied by i She ia the daughter of a former tions will be available to the public honor was presented a lovely gift
Hubbard Saturday at 2 p. m. John
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of costume jewelry by her friends.
in three or four weeks.
their scoutmaster, Al Nesbitt. Going president of the college.
Gingerich, pastor of the Zion Meno-
A study of the interstate deer Those present were Mmes. Margaret
nite Church, officiated.
herd this year reveals that the deer Clise, Zeda Rynearaon, Ruth Ker
IV eat her at Detroit Dam Farmen, Art Bassett, and Lawrence Silver Saddle Service
Hershberger was bom March 16.
population is at approximately the shaw, Dora Mae Kadin, Margie
1878, at Berlin, Ohio.
same level that it was a year ago. I Parker, Edna Hutcheson, Elsie Völ
to the Marion Forks Fish Hatchery. To Give Away Cameras
And l-ake Elevation
He is survived by four daughters,
Frank Hunter of Silver Saddle Thia fact is revealed in the annual kel, Lola Henness, Ruby Brisbin, Jo
Max. Min Pep.
Elev They walked four miles from there,
Mrs. Mary Knepp, Hubbard; Mrs.
77 53 0.00 1565.09 carrying their bleeping bags, 'amp i Service here this week is announcing report by the Interstate Deer Herd Hiner, Edna Cann, Elsie Greenough,
Melinda Kauffman, CorvalMs; Mrs. July 24
80 53 0.00 1565.16 equipment, and food on their backs. a plan whereby customers are given Committee composed of representa Edda Reed. Edie Meader, Bea Kes
Edna Kauffman, Lebanon; and Mrs. July 25
7« 52 0.00 1565.19
Making the trip were Ronnie and chances on a camera with flash at tives of the Modoc and Fremont terson, Dorothy Newberg, Sophia
national forests, U. S. Bureau of Land Kist, Jennie Kesterson, Eva Bern
0.00 1565.24 Dennia Bassett. Terry Sischo, John tachment.
three sons, Jonas M., Tangent; Albert July 27
Management, end California and Ore hardt, Dorothy Vail, Gladys Mason,
M, Albany, and John H., Mill City;
Ethel Nygaard, Margaret Rush, Ruth
25 grandchildren, and 11 great July 29
Hess and Jennie Smith.
of The Enterprise.
77 55 0.00 1565.1» drabsky, and Paul Gasperetti.
Corps of Engineers
Release Safety Film
Former Mill City Man
Speed Still Major
Hiway Accident Cause
Buildings at State
Fair Grounds Given
Pastel Paint Job
Banded Pigeon Taken in
At Texaco Station Here
Three Man Made Fires
Reported by Sorseth
Father of Local Man
Dies in Albany