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Chamber Slates Big Candidates' Night In Sheridan Egg Hunting -- 'Tis a Privilege - - to the Phil Sheridan Country ............. Post Seekers For County Jobs, Legislative Role Kids Slated .un Invited For Short Talks On Saturday A00laparadeandEaste gg g hunt for the youngsters and Yamhill county elective posts partisan position, are Harold many retail bargains for adults have been outlined for Saturday by Ron Hendricks, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce Re- tail Promotions committee. He announced the parade will get underway at 1:30 p.m. after forming at the high school and disperse at the city park where the egg hunting activities for youngsters 1 through 12 years of age will search out the many hidden eggs. The search for eggs is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., Hendricks said. Featured in the parade will be the McMinnville Eagles Drum and Bugle corps and two Easter Bunnies, Patty Thomp- son and Donna Evans, passing out candy Easter eggs during the parade and at the city park Route for the parade from the high school will be up Bridge street, east on Main street to Elm street and then north to the city-park. At the park, egg hunting will be carried on in four sections by four age divisions of young- sters. In one area will be youngsters 1 through 3 years, with their mothers helpingthem seek eggs. Numerous premium eggs, valued at $1 each, will be hidden in areas set for a thorough going over by youths in the 4-G, 6-9 and 10-12 age groups. No parents will be al- lowed to assist the latter three groups of kids in the search. Senior Girl Scouts, with as- sistance from adults are pre- paring eggs for the Saturday hunt. Working at the park will be Boy Scouts of Troops 284 and 262, headed L, on Stuck and Don Cooley. Public ad- dress system at the park will be handled by Bob Wells. i Vol. 6G-NO. 17 THE SHERIDAN SUN, SHERIDAN, OREGON, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1964 8 Pages-109 Annual Meet On Red Prairie Project April 3 Annual meeting on the Red Prairie Irrigation project is scheduled for Friday, April 3, at the Buell Grange hall, ac- cording toLloyd Palmer, chair- man of the project. Open to the public, the session will get underway at 7:30 p.m Featured speaker at the meeting will be John F. Mangan, area engineer with the Salem of- rice of the Bureau of Reclama- tion, which has control of the project. He is scheduled to bring "the project up to date" for those attending the meeting. Special business before the meeting will be election of three directors. The three men whose terms expire are Ross Simpson, Milt Fanning and Glen Dickey Jr. The project is beaded by a nine-man board of directors. Palmer's one-year term as chairman also is expiring. Palmer pointed out import- ance of the Red Prairie Ir- rigation project for continued agricultural development and diversification in this area and reminded residents of Sheridan REPORTS TALKED - Reports to be presen- that the dam and reservoir that ted at the 14th annual Sheridan FFA chapter will be constructed when the Awards Night brought together these five project goes through Congress FFA youths for a final check on their re= will be a possible future source ports. They are (left to right, standing) of water for the community. Leland Veach, chapter president, Norman Wolfenbarger and James Baltimore, chapter advisor. Seated are Bill Kadell, Terry Chris- man, chapter vice=president, and Larry Elsele. (Sun Photo 129) Sheridan Farm Operator I Community c .. I Events oee00 Co.mmJssioner Job SATURDAY, March 28 Mill Creek Comnunity club. Music contest, Portland State college. Sheridan Easter Promotion- MORRIS MAJORS Yamhill County Commissioner Candidate Judge Burchell Services Held Funeral services for Hamilton Nathaniel "Judge" Burcbell, former Sheridan city clerk and Judge, were held Mon- day afternoon, March 23, at Adamson's Sheridan Funeral Home. He died in a McMinn- ville hospital Friday, MarCh 20, 1964 at the age of 88. Vault interment was at Green Crest Memorial park. A resident of Sheridan since 1908, Burchell served as clerk and judge for 10 years prior to his retirement in 1936. Born in Kansas March 28, 1875, he was Son of Hamilton and Cath- erine O'Neill Burchell. He operated a wheat farm in East- ern Oregon and a hotel in Junc- tion City prior to moving to Sheridan. Burchell married Julia Helen Canniff on Dec. 22, 1900. She preceded him in death, as did Martha E. Kirby, whom he mar- ried March 13, 1921 in McMlun- ville. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Adah Green of Sheridan; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Marjorle Johnson of Port Angeles, Wash.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. C0untrg Weather -Phil Sheridan by MRS. HAROLD FULLER L. H. P. Majors Files To Represent South County Wednesday, March 18 Thursday, March 19 Friday, March 20 Saturday, March 21 Sunday, March 22 '=''= Monday, March 23 Tuesday, March 24 Beginning to lay out cam- paign plans in his bid for'post of Yamhill county com- missioner is Morris MaJors, successful Sheridan farmer, who filed on the Democratic ticket. A life-long resident of Yam- hill county, with the exception of the 3 2 years he served with the U.S. Navy duringWorld War II, Majors had the first grade A dairy operation in the county. He attended schools in the county. Pointing out that he "knows this end of the county 100 per cent," MaJors announced he is seeking the commissioner post as a dedicated worker for Yam- hill county for its present and future progress, always with economy and service in view. The candidate stated "my work in the commissioner post would be served with the same deter- ruination that I have carried through in my other work." MaJors has served as a dir- ector on school boards, secre- tary-treasurer of the Artisan and Macabee lodge for eight years and is a past-president of the Farmer's Union at Belle- vue During his years in the Navy, Majors was stationed overseas in the Aleutian Islands and at Guantanamo Naval base in Cuba. Successful in many aspects of farming, including dairying, beans and berries, Majors pointed out he has operated a progressive farm program for many years. He is a member of the Blue Lake Cannery. He also holds memberships in the McMinnville Elks lodge and the Sheridan IOOF ledge Mrs. Majors has been a school teacher for 20 years in Yamhill county. The MaJors have two children, Mrs. Donna Wright of McMinnvilleandDar- rell Majors, presently of San Francisco. He was graduated from the University of Oregon early this month. PUBLIC NOTICES St. Cecella Altar Society bak- ed food sale. All day Sat. March 28, Nice Furniture & Appliance. Mill Creek Community club ham dinner, Sat. April 4, 00 to 8:00. Adults $1.25, children 6-12, 50, pre-schoolers, free. Senior's iii i i Play Cost ............... Announced 32 53 .00 24 58 .00 36 55 .09 36 56 .27 38 59 .11 29 53 T 32 55 .15 Cast members for the April 2 and 3 Senior Class play pre- sentations at Sheridan High have been announced by Karen Jordan, assistant director. The class will present "You Can't Take It With You" Thursday night for student viewing and for area adults Friday night. Featured in the cast are Ed Brandt as Martin Vanderhof (grandpa): Donna Chapman, Penelope Sycamore; Freeman Stutzman, Paul Sycamore; Charlotte McMahill, Alice Sycamore; Patty Cook, Essie Carmichael; Mike Ogden, Ed Carmichael; Vickie Papen, Rheba; C.D. Ogle, Donald; Clifford Sanderlin, Mr. De- PinnaL Charles Cinnamon , Tony Kirby; Darrell Jones, Mr. Kirby; Jeannfe Cruickshank, Mrs. Kirby; Ron Reid, Boris Kohlenkov; Karen Jordan, Duchess Olga; Walterino Sol- arid, Gay Wellington; Mike Widness, Mrs. Henderson; Joe Brlckell, Jim the G-Man; and Ken Williams as Joe the G- Man, "You Can't Take It WithYou" is scheduled for the high school cafetorlum, according to Mrs. Fern Eberhart, director of the production. to voters in the Phil Sheri- E. Witty, Newberg attorney and dan Country, has been sched- present municipal judge in that uled for Monday night, April20, city, and Wood, incum- according to Art Hebert, bent in the seat; county sheriff chamber president, candidates Joe Murphy, Sheri- Participating in sponsorship dan businessman, and incum- of the event are the Sheridan bent sheriff W. L. "Bud" PTA Parent-Teacher as- Mekkers; Morris Majors sociation and the Willamina Sheridan farmer who is seeking Chamber of Commerce. The a county commissioner post on political session is scheduled the Democratic ticket, and for 8 p.m., immediatelyfollow- Charles Teegarden, incumbent ing the PTA meeting, commissioner; district at- Invited to speak during the torney candidate Carl Francis, session are the six candidates Dayton attorney and former for the district judge, county state senator; and Republican sheriff, county commissioner legislative candidates Arthur and district attorney positions, Roberts and incumbent Merrill as well as the two Republican Hagan, McMinnville insurance candidates for the county's state man According to Hebert, plans ,StudyUnderway On Ordinance A trio of Sheridan City Councilmen have resumed stud- ies of city policies on wages, fringe benefits and vacations in preparation for drawing up an ordinance to cover these sub- jects. instructed to continue the study at last week's council for the evening call for each candidate to present a five- minute talk on his qualifications for the office he seeks and a statement pertinent to that of- lice. This session will be followed by a questions and answer period with voters at- tending putting questions to the candidates on the platform. Coffee and donuts will be served to enable the candidates tomeet informally with voters after the formal session ends. All voters in the area have session were Francis Bradley, been urged to attend the meet- Dean Filler and Dr. B. J. Mil- ing so they will better know ler, City Recorder Bob Wells the candidates on the May pri- pointed out city officials wish mary and November general to have wage scales, vacation election ballots. Special invi- time and fringe benefits listed rations have been issued to all in ordinance form rather than school teachers in Sheridan and "just as a matter of policy." Wiliamina, Hebert reported. Only other business to come before the session was a re- quest for a building permit by Vern Wilhite of 222 N. E. Sherman to erect a $2500 com- bination garage and shop. Parade 1:30 p.m. - Easter Egg Hunt 2 p.m. MONDAY, March 30 Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 12 noon. WEDNESDAY, April 1 Methodist W.S.C.S. Sheridan Lodge 64 AF & AM. Rotary, noon. THUR)AYj April z Rainbow Girls. Senior Class Play, Sheridan High (fetorlum, Student show- Lag. FRIDAY, April 3 Phil Sheridan Fellowship. Annual Meeting, Red Prairie Project, 7:30 p.m. Buell Grange hall THREE INTERESTED Rainbow girls watch Mother Advisor Merna Holmes prepare chili and chowder for the group's annual feed last Saturday night. Mrs. Holmes said the crowd was less than hoped for at the dinner, held at the high school cafetorium. (Sun Photo 135") Chamber Membership Rise Noted At Board Session Members of the Sheridan Friday, May 1, and the Sherl- chamber of Commerce Board dan City Council meeting Men- of Directors heard President Art Hebert state Monday at the group's meeting that paid cham- ber memberships, listed at 57 last week, could go over 65 again establishing a record total. Also discussed at the board session were upcoming events in the community, includlngphil Sheridan Days in June, the Easter promotion event this weekend, the Sheridan school budget hearing Monday, April 6, the annual meeting of the Red Prairie Irrigation PrO- ject Friday, April 3, the phll Sheridan Fellowships's Lun- cheon is Served event, slated Sheridan, Ballston School Budgets Seen, Public Hearings Set day, April 6 Hebert also announced a Na- tional Angus Association meet- ing will be held in June at the O. C. Yocom ranch near Sheri- dan for a barbecue. Read to the board was a letter from Mayor Mel Agee seeking the chamber's coopera- tion in sponsoring a "clean- up and spruceup" campaign throughout the community, Also announced was availa- bility of a petition at the Sheri- dan bank seeking to place Francis Bradley's name on the ballot for a rural school board position. It also was reported that a petition has been filed with the school district clerk to place Wayne LeRoy's name on the ballot for a school board position that will be open when Hebert's term expires. Public hearings on the Sheri- Mrs. Ken n edy dan and Ballston school district budgets, appearing in today's Card Received Sheridan Sun, have been sched- tiled for Monday, April 6, at 8 p.m. The Sheridan hearing is set for Faulconer Grade school, while the Ballston dis- trlct hearing is slated for the Ballston schoolhouse. Hearing on the Grand Ronde budget document, published in the Sun issues of March 12 and 19, will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 30, attbe Grand Ronde Grade school. Teddy Kullck, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Kulick received an acknowledgement this week from Mrs. John F. Kennedy for his thoughtfulness in sending expressions of sympathy at the time of the President's assas- Meeting Set Yamhill County Area Re.. development Committee will meet Thursday, March 26, at 8 pm. at the Sheridan City Hall. Committee will hear from lcmal cRizens about pla 's ' and possibilities for 0e- velopm ent and problems faced. Report on progress to be sent to the Department of Commerce will be dis- cussed by the committee. All interested persons are invited to attend. Electric Firm ,,Slates Pagment Portland General Electric company will issue a check for $3285.28 to the city of sheridan on April 1 as a franchise lic- ense fee for conducting bus- iness within the city limits. The utility annually pays three per cent of its gross rev- enues for license privileges. Base for the current assess- ment was $109,50946 paid by PGE's Sheridan customers for electric service during 1963. site, while lube jobs still are handled at the firm's old location on West Main street. The entire new operation will be ready to go next week, with only minor work re- maining to complete the move. (Sun Photo 133) Ination. The Mack-bordered note says, "Mrs. Kennedy Is deeply appreciative of your sympathy and grateful for your thoughtfulness." MOVING PARTS cases into the new Tuggle Chevrolet company operation onSouth Bridge street this week were Paul Nisly (left), service manager, and Darwin Otteile. Shop facilities now are in operation at the new