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THE NYSSA GATE CITY JOURNAL. NYSSA. OREGON
THE GATE CITY JOURNAL
TED M. BRAMMER. Editor and Publisher
A F F 11 I A If M ! M B i !
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Published Every Thursday at Nyssa, Malheur County, Oregon.
Entered at the Post Office at Nyssa, Oregon, for Transmission
Through the United States Mails, as a Second Class Matter
Under the Act of March 3, 1879
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Idaho State Police
Receive Recognition Commends Jaycees
For Life-Saving Effort For Yule Packages
Dec. 28, 1964
Dec. 27, 1964
Nyssa Gate City Journal
Idaho State Police Department
I take this opportunity to ex
I would like to take this oppor press my personal thanks to all
tunity to express my sincere gra who assisted in preparing and
titude for the unselfish, dedicated delivering Christmas packages to
service rendered by your depart needy families in the area.
ment in bringing emergency blood
I especially want to thank
supplies from the Red Cross Blood President Byron Standerfer and
Bank in Boise to the two hospitals other Nyssa Jaycees who helped
in Malheur County from time to with this project. Thanks also go
to members of the Nyssa Civil
This letter is prompted by the Air Patrol and others who assist
remarkable help rendered by your ed in delivering the packages.
department on December 14 when
This is the first year that I
your men made approximately have been directly connected with
five runs to the Malheur Memor the annual program, and I wish
ial Hospital in Nyssa in response to state that it is quite an under
to a request for blood, both stan taking for any group of indivi
dard and freshly acquired fibrino duals.
gen which is a blood derivative
Legionnaires of Post 79 are
and necessary for the coagulation proud of the local Jaycees who
of blood in a desperate effort to did most of the leg work for this
help us try to save a young wo Christmas basket endeavor. We
feel that as long as Nyssa has this
This woman underwent a rath type of youthful individuals re
er routine operation but suffered
siding and working in the com
an unpredictable and, unfortun
munity, they are deserving of
ately, unavoidable complication public recognition.
in which her blood coagulating
Residents of the Nyssa com
mechanism failed completely for
unexnlained reasons. Most re munity can well be proud of
gretfully, we were unable to save these young businessmen who so
the young mother’s life and I unselfishly devoted their time and
feel that the loss is a tragedy efforts for such a worthy cause
in bringing happiness to others at
At this time, 1 can only express Christmastime, 1964.
Let us hope that the various
my sincerest gratitude to your
men in rushing these supplies organizations can continue to
down from Boise—and I am sure work together in all efforts to
at considerably high speeds and further the community’s welfare
under some significant risk to in the new year to come.
their own safety -to try to help
MARTIN G. GREIG
save the life of a good citizen
in your neighboring State of
Post No. 79
I know that I speak for the
family of Mrs. Dail in expressing | BIRTH OF SON REPORTED
my feelings at this time but, in BY K. HUMMELS COUPLE
their moment of sorrow and grief,
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hummels
they undoubtedly find it difficult 1 (nee Letha Sager) of Ft. Collins,
to express their feelings of grati Colo., are parents of a son. Robert
tude toward your men.
| Dale, born Dec. 26. The infant
We don’t often take the time weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces and
to let you know how much your is the couple’s first child. Mater
help is appreciated when you nal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs.
make these all too frequent runs Raymond Sager and great-grand
to Malheur County in response parents are Mr. and Mrs. W. W.
to an urgent request for blood. Foster.
While we were unable to save
the life of Mrs. Dail, I might VISITOR FROM BOISE
Mrs. Grace Horton of Boise vis
state that the quick response on
the part of your men have, in the ited several days this week with
past, contributed mightily to the her brother and sister-in-law, Mr.
saving of many lives in Eastern and Mrs. Muri Lancaster and
Oregon and I know that I speak Mary Lou.
for all of the doctors in this end
of the valley when I say, "Thank , IT'S ALL FOOT TROUBLEI
you for your noble, Christian I Told to a Journal reporter by
Hal Brendle, youngest son of Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Brendle: "If
Very sincerely yours,
athletes have athlete’s foot . . .
Augustus M. Tanaka, M.D. I | Spacemen must have mistletoe.”
Watch Night Service
Set New Year's Eve
At Christian Church
New Year Activities
FARM BUREAU Announced by Pastor
Of Methodist Church
The Rev. Wallace Prowell has
“And the Walls Came Tumbling
By SCOTT LAMB
announced that a watch - night
Down” will be topic for discus
service will be held this evening,
sion at the rally for older youth
Dec. 31, at the First Christian
I to be held Jan. 1-2 at the Vale
church. Activities will begin with Agriculture in 1964
a potluck dinner at 6:30 with
The meeting is for all college
Farmers in Oregon are not go-
games and entertainment planned 1 ing to be overly sorry to see 1964 students and other post - high
throughout the evening.
go by the board. Prices on the school young adults in Eastern
A candlelight devotional ser parity index were the lowest in Oregon and Western Idaho and
vice will begin at 11:30 and last years, and from beef through will be led by the Rev. Willis
into the new year, the Rev. Prow cherries, growers took it on the Ludlow of Idaho Falls. Addition
ell said. Area residents are in chin.
al information concerning the
vited to attend any part of the
The one bright spot was in rally may be obtained from Dan
potatoes. Spuds brought the high Klinkenberg.
est prices in years following a
According to the Rev. Ralph A.
season which saw many demands Lawrence, “Looking Ahead and
for federal controls and price sup I Living Now” will be topic of the
ports on potatoes.
sermon during the 11 a.m. New
By Oregon State Bar
Wheat prices under the new Year’s worship service at the
farm bill were a great disap Nyssa Methodist church on Sun
pointment to growers. The cer day, Jan. 3.
tificate plan operated by the
The sacrament of holy commun
In the Low Discussed federal government cut back ion will be served and the chan
In every trial the law puts the both acres and price, leaving cel choir, under direction of Mrs.
‘'burden of proof’ on one side or farmers in a much lower in Tom Nishitani, will sing “Let Us
the other. For example, until the come bracket than the previous Break Bread Together.” Church
school will be held at the regular
prosecuting attorney offers evi year.
Beef prices were down, due to 9:45 hour.
dence that an accused person
Date of meetings for official
committed a crime, the accused a bad feed grain program in 1962-
63 and a great increase in im church board members has been
need not prove his innocence.
changed back to the first Monday
The state has the ‘'burden of ports during 1964.
Dairymen were plagued with of each month. The board will
proof.” For the trial to move for
ward, the prosecuting attorney imports of milk from surrounding meet at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 4 with
states, calculated to break the commission meetings to be fol
must first make out a case.
milk stabilization law passed by lowed by the complete board con
Where the burden of proof the last session of the state leg vening at 8:30.
lies depends on who must prove islature. Producer - distributors
Executive committee of the Wo
the case and what presumptions were unhappy with the equaliza man’s Society of Christian Service
of the law help him. For ex tion factor written into the milk will meet at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan.
ample, an accused person is law requiring them to pay other 5, in the church.
presumed innocent until proven producers if the P-D’s increased
Monthly meeting of the WSCS
guilty beyond a reasonable their business.
will be held at 1:45 p.m. Thurs
Sour cherry growers had the day, Jan. 7, with a prayer-fellow
Yet a person who is found guil best crop in years, but so did ship session followed by the regu
ty may take over the burden of the rest of the nation, and cher lar meeting at 2 o’clock.
proving that he was insane at ry prices went tumbling. Sweet
the time of the offense. He tries cherry prices were smashed by VISITORS FROM NAMPA
to show he didn’t have the legal imports from Europe.
Mrs. R. R. Funk and children
capacity to commit the crime.
Nampa visited Sunday with
The flood at the end of the year
Since the law presumes all people
her brother and sister - in - law,
are sane, unless proved otherwise,
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hamilton. Mrs.
the accused has the burden of will be remembered as a tough Anna Hamilton left Monday for
proof if he pleads insanity.
her home in Nampa after spend
In spite of all this, we doubt ing several days with her son and
This burden differs: In a crimi
nal case the state has to show the that many farmers would trade daughter-in-law, the Bill Hamil
accused guilty “beyond a reason places with any other farmers in tons.
the world. Bad prices in crops
are like a storm — there is al
Bui in a civil case, say for ways sunshine when the storm is
damages, the test is, "Did the over.
plaintiff make out his case with
The year 1965 is sure to be bet
the preponderance of evidence?"
This is not as hard a test io ter and the eternal optimism of
meet as that of "beyond a rea the farmer has always led the
nation to better things to come.
Some presumptions are “con
clusive” and cannot be disputed Adrian Church Plans
in court. For example, it is Watch-Night Service
an ancient maxim that all are
College students, spending the
conclusively presumed to know holidays with their families, join
the laws. A man cannot say in ed the Adrian Community church
his defense that he didn’t know choir and presented a special vo
the law he is charged with violat cal selection during the worship
service last Sunday morning.
Sometimes two presumptions
On New Year’s eve there will
may conflict in the same case. A be a congregational potluck sup
second marriage was being at per at the church with serving to
tacked as invalid because of a begin at 7 o’clock.
claimed prior marriage. The law
The watch-night service will
presumes a prior marriage con honor college students and other
tinues. It also presumes that a holiday visitors in the community.
person is innocent of a crime Activities will include games,
(bigamy). In these cases the pre singing and the showing of films
sumption of innocence of the including “Christ in the Art of
crime usually gets preference.
(Oregon lawyers offer this
All residents of the area are
column as a public service.)
invited to attend.
Variety of New Books Now Available
To Patrons of Nyssa Public Library
The following books are now
available at Nyssa public library,
according to Mrs. Max Urry, city
"None So Blind" by Bernice
Clifton. What happens when a
successful young business woman
is suddenly confronted by the
prospect of a lifetime in total
darkness? Read how this woman
met her challenge in the world
"The Living Reed" by Pearl S.
Buck. This book tells the story of
a close-knit family who dedicate
themselves to the salvation of
their homeland (China). The
reader lives with them from the
splendid era of Queen Min to the
climactic days of World War II.
Ian Fleming’s "The Spy Who
Loved Me" is a new departure
in chronicling the adventures of
the fabulous James Bond, but
bears the customary Fleming hall
mark — what Max Lerner in the
New York Post called “His enor
mous resourcefulness, his sure
sense of what will fascinate and
terrify the reader, his contriving
of hairbreath escapes.”
"Adam M-l" by William C. An
derson. Little did Helios Project
Officer Jeff McDermott realize
what he was letting himself in
for when he had his inspiration.
Adam M-l resulted from this in
spiration—a perfect blend of ro
bot and man. This author also
has written “Penelope.” With this
bit of information, need we say
"Forever Old, Forever New" by
Emily Kimbrough. This author,
the most ardent adoptive Greek
since the Emperor Hadrian, is
back among the people she knows
and loves so well. When things
happen to Emily they really hap
pen, and she reacts. Since this
is true of the Greeks as well, mu
tual admiration is really easy to
"Kirsli" by Helen M. Miller.
Kirsti Junnola needed help. She
looked through the door of her
cabin and saw the first snow
falling on the mountains. She
was left in this primitive Idaho
valley with her little sister and
pregnant stepmother to care for
and unable to speak the language
of her adopted America.
"Dag Hammarskjold's Mark
ings." This manuscript was left
by the author to be published af
ter his death. It is a remarkable
record of the spiritual life of a
man — a record that reveals the
extent of his commitment to the
Way of the Cross.
"Old Mali and the Boy" by D.
R. Sherman. Old Mali tends the
gardens of the British memsahib.
The boy is enthralled by Mali’s
tales of the great hunts and longs
to test his strength in the jungle.
"The Strange Tactics of Ex
tremism" by Harry and Bonaro
Overstreet. The Overstreets turn
their attention to the other end
of the spectrum — the extreme
right. Although they name names,
times and places, their emphasis
is on methods and results rather
than on personalities or motives.
YOUNG PEOPLE'S BOOKS are
"Rascal" by Sterling North,
"Three Against London" by Ra
chel M. Varble, "The Pond" by
Robert Murphy, "Across Five Ap
rils" by Irene Hunt, "Mary Pop
pins" by P. L. Travers.
CHILDREN'S BOOKS include
"Little Toot on the Thames,"
"Nothing to Do," "Reptiles and
Amphibians," "The Piper," "Pre
historic Animals," "Mousekin's
Golden House" and "Rudolph, the
VISITORS FROM RENTON
Sunday and Monday visitors in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Max
Urry, Patty and Dennis were his
brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and
Mrs. Kay Johnson and family of
New Planning for Retirement Guide
Realistic planning for retirement must take into account
the “bonus” years that accumulate as a person nears retire
A new guide to planning for retirement, published by the
Oregon State university Cooperative Extension service, pro
vides a table of average life expectancy for the person ap
proaching retirement age. The*------------------------------------ -
publication was prepared by cial plans for retirement. There
Alberta Johnston and Roberta are several questions to ask
Frasier, OSU extension home when planning retirement finan
ces: What are your financial re
According to the retirement sources? What will each of these
guide, although average life ex provide in cash? How do you
pectancy is normally shown as 67 plan to use these resources after
for men and 74 for women, these you retire?
figures are based on life expec
The publication also includes
tancy at birth and can mislead the guidelines for use in making plans
person planning for retirement. for housing after retirement. The
Since the early years of life are guidelines list the advantages and
the most hazardous, a person who disadvantages of living with rela
(Editor's Note—This item was submitted for publication in the lives beyond these critical years tives, living alone or moving into
Journal by Bob Wilson of Wilson Bros. Department store. He re usually has some bonus years a retirement home or community.
ceived it from C. C. "Uncle Charlie" Harris, a poor cotton-pickin' coming.
A check list of special things to
dress salesman of route 1, Banks, Oregon.)
For example, a man at age 65 look for when considering a re
has, on the average, another 12 tirement home is also included.
For my own protection. I am years to plan for. A woman of
Oregon residents may obtain
In reply to your letter request
ing a check. I wish to inform you required to carry life insurance, 65 has an average 16-year life free single copies of PNW Bulle
tin 60, “Planning for Retirement,”
that the present condition of my property insurance, burglary in expectancy.
by writing to the Bulletin Clerk,
bank account makes this almost surance, accident insurance, tor Older Persons Remain Active
nado and earthquake insurance,
The common conception of the Department of Printing. Oregon
My shattered financial state is unemployment insurance, old age retired person as infirm and bed State University, Corvallis, or
due to federal laws, county laws, insurance and fire insurance.
ridden is generally not true eith from their county extension of
My business is so governed that er. according to the OSU exten fice.
city laws, corporation laws, liquor
laws, mother - in - laws, sister-in- it is hard for me to find out ex sion specialists. Most older per
laws, brother - in - laws and out- actly who owns it. I am inspect sons can look forward to remain LEAVES FOR CORVALLIS
ed, expected, suspected, disre ing active and in good health for
Wayne Riggs left Christmas
Through these laws I am com- spected. rejected, dejected, ex at least the first few years after night to return to Oregon State
university in Corvallis after hav
pelled to pay a business tax, head amined. re - examined, informed, retirement.
spent several days with his
tax, amusement tax, school tax, required, summoned, fined, com
Studies indicate that only about
gas tax, phone tax, sales tax, manded and compelled until I one percent of persons past 65 are parents. Mr and Mrs. Lewis Riggs
excise tax and income tax. I am supply money for every need of bedridden. At least two - thirds and Doyle. Together with other
required to get a business license, the human race.
of the persons in one study had members of the OSU band, he
auto license, truck license, hunt
Simply because I refuse to do not spent any time in bed due boarded a plane the following day
for Orange, Calif., to attend the
ing license, fishing license, mar nate to something or other. I am to illness during the past year.
riage license and dog license
boycotted, talked about, lied
uuvs to IO learn does not, Pasadena Rose parade and Rose
I am also required to contribute about, held up. held down and suddenly stop at retirement’ age, Bowl game Riggs attended the
to every society and organization robbed until I am almost ruined. either Nearly a million people activities last year as a member
imaginable—to women’s relief, to
I can tell you honestly that ex age 65 and older are enrolled in i of the Nyssa high school band.
unemployment relief, to gold- cept for a miracle that happened formal education programs in the!
diggers’ relief—to every hospital I could not enclose this check. United States. Many more are
and charitable institution in the The wolf that comes in my door engaged in informal education, it SATURDAY EVENING GUESTS
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Marcum
city, including the Red Cross. every day just had pups in my was note!.
and children were Saturday eve
Black Cross, Blue Cross, White kitchen. I sold them and here is Financial Questions Considered
ning visitors in the home of Mr.
Cross, Purple Cross and the your money.
The bock let also suggests fac and Mrs. Joel Mitchell and fam-
—“Uncle Charlie" Harris. tors to consider in making finan- i ily.
Poor Cotton Pickin' Salesman Gives
Humorous Version of Fund Shortage
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31. 1964
IN PLANNING YOUR NEW HOME,
can be this simple
An electric heater is built into the wall of each
room. It’s one of the easy ways to provide heating
for your modern, all-electric home. Use thorough
insulation, including storm doors and windows, and
you have comfort and economy that are hard to
“All-electric” homes earn a new, low rate for
heating and other conveniences. You live better
Get full information and assistance at
your local Idaho Power Company office
Does So Much...Costs So LITTLE