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Area School Budgets Gain Voter Approval Monday ...... -- &apos;ri, a Privilege - - to Live in the Phil Sheridan Country ............ Sheridan Residents Name I LeRoy To School Board, ..---,.,,:L -- .== OK Budget By Same Count 'Vol. 65-N0. 23 THE SHERIDAN SUN, SHERIDAN, OREGON, THUR)AY, MAY 7, 1964 8 Pages-10 Dies In rain-Car Postal Service Smashup Shift Outlined proved the district's $412,736 budget request for the 1964-65 school year by a 136-97 mar- gin - and selected Wayne Le- Roy over Norm Agee for the district school board by ex- Council Votes slO0 For Phil Sheridan Woman Second Mishap In 72 Hours For Sheridan .oo, o,m." ,n Sherida Days Fatal Priest Misses Death , Sheridan will remain on pres- fl i eat schedules, according to Postmaster Cliff Bride, who Members of the Sheridan City voters approved the district's $92,169 budget proposal by a 42-26 margin and gave the Willamina High school budget request of $204,205 their ap- proval, 39-20. Q. F. Knox, chairman of the district school board, was reelected toanother five-year direetorship. Ballston)s district 9 & 76 Jto budget, requesting $25,691 was approved by voters casting their ballots at the schoolhouse Gene Hinman, running troop- posed, was elected to a five- year term on the school board. The Willamina High school budget request for $204,205 A grinding train-car col- lision Monday afternoon at a railroad crossingwest of Sherl= dan claimed the life of Mrs. Ruth Yocom, wife of prominent Sheridan rancher O. C. Yocom Sr. It was the second auto.. locomotive crash at the cros- sing in 72 hours. Force of the 2:50 p.m. smash- up shoved Mrs. Yocom's auto- mobile 556 feet down the track after crashing broadside into the driver's side of the car. State police said it was ap- parent the woman failed to see the train, heading toward Willa- mina through the Taylor Lumber company property. Mrs. Yocom was driving south toward Old Highway 18, down the Rock Creek rood. The engineer of the Southern Pacific freight reported to state police that the train was mov- ing about 25 miles per hour when the accident happened. Of- ficers said only four feet of skid marks were visible at the crossing. Rev. Emmett C. Buckley, a priest from the Jesuit Novit- iate near Sheridan, narrowly escaped Mrs. Yocom's fate when his car was struck broad- side Friday afternoon by a Southern Pacific freight at the same crossing. Rev. Buckley sustained minor injuries, but Linda Latham Crowned Queen For May Day Sheridan High School May Queen Linda Latham was crowned before a capacity crowd Saturday morning in the high school gym, featuring decorations befitting her reign- ing highness. Her crowning opened a day full of activities in the annual May Day observance, includ- ing the Queen's luncheon, a baseball doubleheader in the afternoon and the Queen's Bail Saturday night. Reigning over the day of fes- tivities in the Queen's court were Maid of Honor Patti Krauthoefer, Junior Princesses Neddy Hyder and Betty Lou Bauman, Sophomore Prin- cesses Clarice Potter and Patty Schufa and Freshman Princes- ses Polly Pelzer and Sylvia Jones. Retiring queen was Joonne Warren. Escort for Queen Linda was Allan Brown, while her atend- ant was Erin Bail. Trainbear- era were Kevin DeHart and Start Ivie. Student Body Presi- dent Ed Brandt served as es- cort for the retiring queen. In the processional past the May Day crowd Princess Polly was escorted by Doug Latbam; Princess Sylvia by Robert Perry; Princess Patty by Cur- tis Chamberlain; Princess Clarice by Terry Reid; Princess Betty Lou by Terry Chrisman; and Princess Neddy by Larry Eisele. Ken Plem- mona served as escort forMaid of Honor Patti. Crown bearer for the queen was Richard Posey and Jill Jones was flower girl The sceptre bearer, Malcolm Ash, was accompanied by flower girl Theresa Stuck. Flower girls preceding the princesses in the processional were Brenda Wil- liams and Cindy Eshelman. Preceding the queen to her throne was a group of madrigal singers, Jerry Jackson, Chuck Cinnamon, Rich Wren, Link Spooner, Scott Kyle, Maurice Yoder, Joe Brickell and Verne Loclmer. Presenting the musi- cal fanfare, under the direction of Robert Belieu, were Donna Slean, Wanda Nlsly, Dennis Marceaux, Betty Manary and Bill Stuck. President Ed Brandt pre- sented the welcome and Retir- ing Queen Jeanne crowned Queen Linda. Following the crowning, Allen Brown read the queen's proclamation and fourth graders from Chapman and Faulconer schools pre- sented an intricate May Pole winding exhibition. was hospitalized in McMinn- ville after his vehicle was shoved more than 300 feet down the track. He was back at the Novitiate Monday. State police said that the same train crew was operating the train at the time of both accidents. Another serious accident victim, Mrs. Marietta Ruth Morgan of Portland remained in critical condition at McMinn- ville hospital after her vehicle struck a pillar on Highway 18 at the Sheridan overpass April 29. Communitg Events FRIDAY, MAY 8 phil Sheridan Fellowship. SATURDAY, MAY 9 PTA baked food sale, The Merc. MONDAY, MAY 11 of Di:?ctors, 12 noon. TUESDAY, MAY 12 I. O. O. F. Buell Grange. WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 Rotary, noon. Circle No. 3 of the Metho- dist church, 2:30 p.m., home of O. E. S. American Legion Aux. Unit 75. TERRIBLE FORCE ofatraincrashingbroad- Chamber of CommerceBoard side into an automobile caused the death Monday, May 4, o Ylrs. Ruth Yocom, wife of prominent Sheridan-area rancher, O. C. Yocom ST. Her death was the first fatality Belles Set Senatoires Sponsorship for the Salem Senataires musical program, another of the outstanding line- Mrs. Leland Sackett. Circle No. 4 will meet with up of events for Phil Sheri- dan Days, has been undertaken Mrs. Lillian Smith. by the Phil Sheridan Belles) Circle No. 2 meet with Mrs. according to Francis Bradley, Stanley Tatom at 1 p.m. general chairman of the huge celebration. FRIDAY, MAY 15 Bradley said the Senatalres, who will present one of the Phil Sheridan FellowshiP, finest evenings of musical IOOF hall. entertainment in the Northwest Grade School spring concert) band and chorus. Continued on Page 8 in 1964 on Yamhill county highways. A priest from the Jesuit Novitiate near Sheri- dan narrowly escaped dath Friday after= noon when his auto was struck by a freight train at the same crossing. (Sun Photo 186) Sheridan Chamber Group Tours US Plywood Plant Modern manufacturing me- theds in the plywood industry were seen Monday noon by more than 40 Sheridan Chamber of Commerce members and their wives when they toured the huge U. S. Plywood operation at Wlllamina. This was the regular chamber program meeting for May. Divided into groups, thelocal chamber representatives were conducted on guided tours throughout the entire plywood plant. They saw the modern automated equipment now in operation at the company since the plant reopened Feb. 17after several months closure for e- tensive remodeling operations. According to Don Stevens, op- erations manager at the Willa- mina plant, the $1 million re- vamping program still is under- way. Highlight of the tour for the group was watching the huge) said effective Wednesday, May 6, some cutbacks in postal ser- vice were put into operation in the community's post office. Bride pointed out that start- ing yesterday (Wednesday) there will be no delivery of parcel post packages to bus- iness or residential addresses on Wednesdays. He said com- plete service will be contin- ued on the Mounted Route and both Rural Routes. Businesses and individuals expecting important packages on Wednesdays may pick them up at the post office during the regular hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday parcel post delivery will not be affected by the cutback, Bride said, and special delivery parcel post and Air parcel post items will con- tinue to be delivered six days per week. Bride said no change is an- ticipated for delivery of let- ters and other priority mails. Collections at post office box- es in outlying areas will be unchanged, with the exception of somewhat later collection on Wednesdays than listed on timecards. Effective this Saturday, May 9, Bride said only one window will be open at the post office on Saturday mornings from 8:30 to noon. This window will hand general delivery service, stamp businesz .cd parcel post mail. ings. No money orders are to be issued on Saturdays and no applications for money orders may he accepted by rural car- riers on Saturdays. Winners Named new lathe quickly peel a log to thin veneer sheeting through automation. Also drawing in- terest of the group were the automated operations of saw- ing logs to the proper length, the barker operation and the effortless hoisting of logs from the pond. The chamber group also toured the plant's massive heating facility. Following the tour, the group ate a sack lunch of chicken, potato salad and cookies at the plant. The lunches were pre- pared by members of the Phil Wednesday, April 22 Sheridan Fellowship and were Thursday, April 23 sold to the chamber members Friday, April 24 at the plant. Preparing the Saturday, April 25 lunches were Mrs. William Hib- Sunday, April 26 bert, Mrs. T. M. Schoeppe, Mrs. Monday, April 27 Lee Pratt,Mrs. Berniece Boyce Tuesday, April 28 Seven Sheridan youngsters will receive their merchandise prizes Friday as winners in the Sheridan Retail Merchant's committee trout-fishing contest last week. Eighty-three young- sters registered for the con- test. Winners in each division will receive merchandise awards good in any store in Continued on Page 8 Council Monday night approved a $100 grant to the Phil Sheri- dan Days committee of the Chamber of Commerce to aid in financing the huge June 19- 21 celebration event. Among other items of bus- iness at the regular council session was appointment of Ade Pelzer to the city's budget com- mittee to replace Ron Hen- dricks, who is moving his family to Cottage Grove. First public meeting on the city's 1964-65 budget is scheduled for May 18. Approval was given a motion that a 3-man judiciary com- mittee approve all ordinances before they are accepted since the council thinks new laws in the city are being passed with insufficient study. A request from Floyd Mode to use city water was approved by the council on condition Mode install his own water lineo He was approved by a vote of 175- 131. Ivan Dent, Willamina- area farmer, defeated incum- bent Nora Parren for the five- year school board term. A 160-96 margin brought ap- proval Monday for the Willa- mlna Elementary school budget request for a $131,176 tax levy. For the five-year term on the school board Phillip D. Willis was elected to fill the vacancy left by Laurie Fox, who did not run. At Grand Ronde, the school board has rehired the entire grade school teaching staff, in- cluding Principal Ted Hinshaw; Clerk Edward Rossman; Lil- lian LaChance, first grade; Audrey Miller, second grade; Ruby Hiatt, third grade; Edith Wright, fourth grade; Elinore Cook, fifth grade; Eula Petite, sixth grade; Gene Weeks, seventh grade; and Addison Harrison, eighth grade. liVesside the on cityWest Mill street, out-limits. Group Slates Budget Meeting Credit Meets Set For City First public meeting on the 1964-65 sheridan City budget has been called for :30 p,ra. Monday, May 18, at the city hall, according to City Re- corder Bob Wells. At this meeting, discussion on the proposed budget docu- ment will be conducted and questions) suggestions and ob- Jections to any part of the bud- get will be considered. Scheduled for next Monday) May 11, is an organizational session for the budget com- mittee members, meeting in- formally with city councilmen. According to councilmen, this meeting is merely to inform the budget committee of the procedure to follow in pre- paring the document for its final presentation. A regular program of credit meetings was formulated at an organizational session of Sheri- dan Chamber of Commerce re- tail merchants Monday morn- ing at the 7-11 restaurant. Fir- For the purposes of consoli- dating information on "risky" accounts and to establish an individual's credit rating throughout the community, the group will meet the first and third Mondays of the month for a short coffee session at 9 a.m. Next meeting is slated for Monday morning, May 18. Included on a list kept up- to-date for each meeting will be the names of persons who have excessive and overdueac- counts in local businesses, plus a listing of slow-paying accounts. Also included in the service will be the frequency with which an individual's name is listed by area merchants. Phil Sheddan Country Weather Mrs. Harold Fuller L. H.P. L. H. P. 37 59 .37 Wednesday, April 29 42 52 T. 37 58 .11 Thursday, April 30 28 49 T. - 37 62 .00 Friday, May 1 35 52 T. 45 58 T. Saturday, May 2 27 56 T. 45 58 ,12 Sunday, May 3 28 56 .00 44 58 T. Monday, May 4 43 55 .02 34 '71 .00 Tuesday, May 5 37 53 .39 and Mrs. Alma Unfred, Band, Court Due To Appear In Mac Parade MAY QUEEN Linda Latlmm was crowned Saturday before a capacity crowd to reign over the annual May DaY festivities at sheridan High school, (Sun Photo 181) Participation of the sheridan High school band is scheduled Saturday for the annual Lin- field college May Day parade in downtown McMinnvllle, so- cording to Director Robert Bel- ieu. The I0 a.m. parade will be the highlight of the 61st an- nus.1 celebration and Slmridan residents are invited to take part in the festivities. Also scheduled In the parade is the Phil Sheridan Rodeo court, featuring the Rodeo Queen and her two princesses. In addition to the college en- tries and the sheridan band) there will be marching enlts, bands and other entries from McMinnville and surrounding communities. The Hawksdrum and bugle corps from Portland will be the queen's honor band. At 2 p.m., the coronation ceremony and program will take place on the Linfleld campus. i PUBLIC NOTICE Ham Dinner Mothers' Day, May 10. Serving 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. Adults $1.25, children 6-12 yrs, 50 cents, pre.schoolers, free. Buell Grange Hall. . : i,o: z,'?.:. ::2:,,.:::<i '. PLYWOOD MANUFACTURING in the modern sense was viewed Monday noon by a group of more than 40 Sheridan Chamber of Commerce representatives who toured the huge U. S. Plywood Plant at W{llamina. Here a part of the group looks at new plywood, ready for shipping. (Sun Photo 185)