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THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
ON THE S( ’ENIC NORTH S ANTI AM HIGHWAY—OREGON’S FAST GROWING1 VACATION WONDERLAND
THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE—MILL CITY, OREGON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1975
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Pose With March Of Dimes Poster Child
Up and Down
lt> Dun Moffatt
City Of Gates :
Io Take New¡
$5.00 a YEAR — 15c a Copy
Specks At Meeting
Congress has right now a
real good chance
G ites City Coun
"Santa Claus" to the American
Four area residents were
cil held their regular schedul
taxpayer. It could sustain
ed meeting on Thurs , Dec. 18.
President Ford’.-, veto of the
Thursday night and early Fri
The meeting was opened at
day morning by Linn County
Agency lor Consumer Protec
7:40 p.m. by Mayor Art Skin
tion, and thus, by their action,
assisted by local
ner, Counciimembers present
eliminate another government
state police officers.
were Art Sowle, Dave Cook
bureau, of which we have too
James Michael McCall, 22,
and Bob John.« n. Absent was
darned many now. The way wi
Tere-a Roxeen ■ McCall, 22, of
Oliver Winslow. Also present
have conanued over the yeare
Gates, and Allen Raye Severs,
was Darrell Childress, Tom
to add more bureaus to out
Wood. Alexis Winn, city re
government, in wages, than
Severs, 18, of Mill City were
corder. and Joyce Presler
there are workers to pay the
indicted by Marion County
representing the press.
taxes to support them. The
on charges of
The minutes of the Nov. 20
burgeoning of the federal bur
criminal drug promotion and
meeting were read and ap
eaucracy is beginning to dis
possession of narcotic drags.
proved as corrected. The bills
turb even some of the most
They have been under sur
were then presented for pay
liberal Democrats, and that is
veillance for some time and it
ment They included General
really something They have
is believed that with the ar
Fund; $517.29, Street Fund,
been so busy feathering their
rest of these individuals, one
$162 44, Water Fund, $345 83.
own nests, and putting more
of the largest source of drags
According to a recent popu
people on the payroll so they
in this area has been eliminat
lation figure appearing in the
can be assured of their votes,
newspaper, the census count
that it is really becoming per
for Gates has dropped from
turbing. I've read where the
315 last year to 280 this year.
initial appropriation for ACP
That would mean a drop of
would be about $10 million.
35. The council did not feel
You know what that would 1
North Santiam Chamber of
that this was accurate, so it
mean. It would be just a drop
was decided |o divide the town Commerce held a 12:00 noon
m the bucket in a few years, <
Into sections and take another I dinner meeting at the Frontier
as these agencies continue to j
count If it is more than 280 Inn on Dec. 17.
grow like weeds, and there I
Main speaker for the meet
! the city will challenge the
seems to be no stopping place. I
ing was Richard L. (Dick)
j other census count.
I can’t help but admire
A number of senior citizens
On Tues., Jan. 13, between
President Ford's idea of lower- |
members of the Santiam Chapter of FBLA were
'viwr was n-so
mr. Angstrom, AOI Natural Re
went to Mill City Elementary
Ing taxes, and tying this to photogrnpl ,hed
j with the
__ 1 of
_r Dimes Poster Child - Haley, asking 'hat a light that sources Director, whose sub-
School on Mon., Dec. 22 to
’•aver. Members are Patti Richardson, Mike Ohrt, was moved by PP&L in 1973 ject was the problems caused pjn., there will be a special share seasons greetings and a
a ceilng on government spend- Jamie e We
i be moved back to its previous to all business by the Land election held in the counties feeling of
ing And who is bucking it. Sally Jenkins and Jill Krecklow.
location between his residence Use Plan and ecology restric of Marion and Polk, at which with the students.
One is our Oregon friend, Al
and the drive-in. The council
Ullman. 1 used to think that
The Eighth Grade Cheer
Mr. Angstrom has been with to the qualified voters of these leader squad, comprised of
is to ask questions of PP&L
he really had his head screw
before asking for approval of AOI since September, 1973, and counties the question of the i Sherry Blaylock, Ginger Ga-
ed on right, but I'm beginning
is the head of the Forestry, formation of a Marion-Polk briel, Lori Krieger, Tammy
to wonder about him, too. 1
I Council members passed Land Use Planning and Natur Mass Transit District.
think that Hatfield and Pack
1 Payseno and Sue Wright, en
If this election carries and joyed greeting the visitors and
wood, should stand up and be
i Forty-five Lions, ladies and a mol*on t0 permanently sus- al Resources Committee. Prior
counted on these throw-away
guests attended the regular P°n<* anV previous zoning
with the fish and game com seven ways possible in which building. They voted for the
expenditures on bureaus we
meeting of the Mill City Lions
mission and was in charge of to tax all of the residents of
room doors which were de
Club at the Frontier.
The ' and to approve the following
the fish commission environ these counties in order to pay corated with a Christmas
I'm beginning to wonder If
meeting was designated as new zoning: The south side of mental prctecton program.
the expenses of this district: theme.
Santiam found the going ladies night to honor the ones highway 22 from O’toole to the
the consumer movement, along
During the business session, (sales tax. employer’s tax,
with Ralph Nader, who is the easy on Friday night at the who back the Lions in their East line of the Oak Park
The winner, grades 4-6, was
father of a lot of this dam- Concordia Lutheran basket efforts to help those in need, Motel and south to Sorbin, as the chamber voted not to sup property tax, etc.), even room 10, Mrs. Well's room “A
though all areas of the coun- Charley Brown Christmas.”
phool legislation, is not begin ball tourney as they defeated
After a delicious buffet. commercial; the North side of
ning to lose some of their Corbett 83-39. On Saturday' served by Lion Dan and Dinah Highway 22 to be zoned as Marion-Polk Mass Transit Dis j ties are not served by the
The winner, grade 7-8, was
trict. No other business was l transit system.
night, however, the road got
power. Let's hope so.
Mr. Glover’s room three.
Nugent, a short business meet- residential, which would auto conducted at this meeting.
matically leave the commercial
It is hard to comprehend the rougher as Santiam lost the I Ing was held.
Theme here was "Christmas Is
of Commerce has gone on rec For Everyone.”
extent our government con championship to Concordia I The meeting was called to as non-conforming use.
gressional staff has grown
The student body of Mill
order by President Tate who
of this district.
Woman Escapes One
City E’ementary School, wish
i“«- reading of the $10,000 bond for the City Re
.xu.u.uii s 3 nign scorers
*» asked for the
Polling places in both coun to thank all who gave them the
congressional staff was some
Corbett game were Don minutes of the last meeting, corder, Alexis Winn.
A letter was read from Car Accident Injuries ties will be the regular pre- pleasure of their company. An
U200 people, and ,now^ it ,haS l More Wuh ¡2 points followed This brought
cinct voting locations.
Darrell Childress asking to be
grown to around 16,000. The by Mike
enjoyable time was had by
Morgan with 11 motion from the floor to dis-
budget to maintain the huge 1 points. Don More was also the ‘ pensc with the reading of the
staff of "workers," and I use 'leading rebounder with 11 re minutes. The motion was sec
They also wish everyone a
the term loosely, has swelled bounds. All the players par onded and almost unanimously unanimously approved by the
Merry Christmas and a Very
from $12 million to over $300 ticipated in the game.
Happy New Year.
passed. Lion Larson reported council. Mr. Childress, a logger encountering ice on a curve
in the area, was sworn in by
million Makes a person won
The Wolverines high scorers the bus shelter was moved the city recorder and was ap on Highway 22 about three
der why in the devil we work in the Concordia Luthern game from the NW part of town to
Thieves broke a rear win-
like heck to pay all these taxes | were Mike Morgan with 24 the SW part near the Burge pointed to fill the vacancy of miles east of Idanha
to gain entry to the Ray Detroit Dam -Weather
just to have a flock of I points and behind him was place whe’e it was needed.
Branch Equipment Co.,
resignation of Doris Rogers.
bureaucrats piddle it away.
Date Max Min
David F.tzel with l!l. Don Lion Blakely introduced the
An open house will be held
I More, again was the leading newest member Bob Valdez, at the Gates City Hall on Jan braises when the car left the 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. on Dec. Dec. 17 43 34 1455 28 000
Jr. and his wife Kay.
Dec. 18 44 35 1555.07 0.10
And while on the subject of .rebounder with 11 rebounds.
11. from 2 until 4 p.m. This is highway and rolled over on its 2.
President Tate presented
34 1455 24 000
Chain saws, valued at $2,300 Dec. 19 47
Increasing office staffs in
Jim Wright sprained an' 100% attendance awards to to enable residents to view the ( dde into a ditch,
Dec. 20 54 33 1455 37 0.00
Washington, D.C. how about ankle in the Corbett game,
redecorated interior and to! The Idanha Rural Fire Dist. were reported stolen.
Nelson, meet the mayor and council- ambulance was called to the
32 145539 0 00
Investigation into this bur Dec 21 41
the deal of House Speaker Carl causing him to play at half, Lions
32 1455.13 0 22
Albert, who is trying now to speed for the Concordia Lu- Kirsch, Hansen, Long, Nugent members. Refreshments will scene of the accident, but she glary is being continued by the Dec 22 42
and Fohl. Lion Tate received be served and the public is in- did not seek it:
Total Pep. for Week ..
Oregon State Police Dept
take over the still uncompleted theran game. His injury
Madison Annex to the Library port the formation of was the
the and the Lions International
And Why? To defeat Saturday night.
The meeting was adjourned
Award Winning Doors
I Award for sponsoring two new
house bigger office staffs!
at 9:40 pm The next meeting
Maybe some of our legislators
In spite of losing the tourna- I
will be on Thurs., Jan. 15
should stay on the job and do ment, Santiam won the sports-1 . October. Lion Vern Peterman 7:30 pm. at the city hall.
a little work themselves. A manship trophy and placed received the 10 year chevron
lot of this so called “busy I three out of five members on Other dubious awards were
j presented. Lion Long won the Lyons Man Injured
work" would lie left undone. If | the all-tournament team,
j attendance drawing
they had to do It themselves,
and who knows, we just might
John- In Logging Accident
be better off without the work
being done. It has been esti anymore, in my way of think- ! Charles Kelly who sang sever-
DETROIT — Michael Stuck-
mated the cost to convert the ing. We’d better saddle up old [al numbers from Caberet. He art, Lyons, was taken to San
Madison Annex would be some
tiam Memorial Hospital, Stay
$28 million. A tidy sum, isn't some of this foolishmcnt of phy at the piano. In keeping ton. by Idanha Rural Fire Dis
detente, especially when we with the Christinas season his trict
ilt- and to what avail?
are the only ones keeping our c’ori ne number was "O Holy morning following an accident
Night." John is a native son of at Stuckarts Lumber Plant,
It is a shame at this time of part of the bargain.
¡Mill City now residing in Idanha.
year, when we should be
Kissinger also should knock
thinking happy thoughts of off this old Muff of giving Hollywood.
The accident occurred about
The meeting was adjourned 7:45 am. when he reportedly
Christmas, that we have to away the Panama Canal. We
break our necks, just to keep own that; have bought and with the singing of "Silent was pulling on a reefer of his
even with the game.
load and the
paid for It Just because some
I think another good Christ pip-squeak
causing him to fall.
in that country
mas present would be for Kis decides that Panama would
Ambulance attendant EMT
M II City Weather
singer to quit nppca dng Rus like to have the canal back,
Harold Baker said he fractur
H J. Peck
ia, and sort of put a little what do we do? We ponder the
ed his leg above the ankle.
tile on th0 "big bear" to question, when wo should just Date
up to onto of the treaties politely tell them to go to Dec 1 1
0.84 lf the number following
"• made In recent, years. hell.
Ti’W • long will it take our big
0 16 your name on The En
t to realize that Russia is
our hides, and they'll get
Anywav, I surely hope that Dec l.l
0 00 terprise label reads
grades four through six, the decor- December 22 From grades even and eight,
> if we keep letting them this will find the readers of Dec. 19
0 00 12-75 it's time to send ated From
door of Judy Well’.-, room ten, "A
A Charley the winner was the door decorated in the
hv with whatever they The Enterprise enjoying life Dec. 20
0 00 j
Brown Christmas" was the winner, as judged theme. "Christmas is for Everyone”, by the
1 02 1 a check for renewal.
v 'i We're not in the saddle in this Joyous Season.
Total Pep. for the week
by the visiting senior citizens on Monday, students of Al Glover’s room three.
I Asks No Vote Judge Decorated
January 13 Elementary Doors
: Santiam Wins