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.......... 'Tis a Privilege - - to the Phil Sheridan Country .............. __00_00_PhoneCompanyAwards " 'New Building Contract Vol. 65-No. 37 THE SHERIDAN SUN, SHERIDAN, OREGON, THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1964 6 Pages-10 City Schools Open Sept. 3; Calendar Set School in Sheridan's three buildings will get underway for the 1964-65 year with half-day morning sessions on Thursday, Sept. 3, according to an an- nouncement from Stanley A. Gulbrod Riles Set Thursday In Local Church Funeral services will be held this afternoon (Thursday) at 2 p.m. in the Sheridan Trinity Lutheran church for John Ed- ward Gutbrod Jr., who died suddenly in Eureka, Calif. Sun- day, Aug. 9, 1964. Gutbrod was 39. Born in Sheridan May 15, 1925, Gutbrod attended Sheridan grade and high schools before serving in the armed forces during World War II. He nmrrted LaVerna Schoof in Sheridan on Aug. 21, 1950 They had lived for the past eight years in Eureka, where he was employed in theply-wood industry. Gutbrod was son of John and Hedwlg Nagel Gutbrod. Offici- ating at services will be Revo Mervin Kelleran. Interment will be in Green Crest Mem- orial park. Adamson's Sher- idan Funeral home is directing services. ,rvvos nclude Guthrod's wife, I.aVerna, o Eureka; a daughter, Caroline, at home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Gutbrod; two brothers, Roscoe and Oscar, both of Sheridan, and a sister, Mrs. Frances Amos of Arcata, Calif. Contributions may be made to the Memorial fund estab- lished for him at the Sheridan TrinRy Lutheran church Communitg Events FRIDAY, Aug. 14 Phil Sheridan Fellowship. MONDAY, Aug. 17 Chamber of Commerce, noon# Sheridan Care. Sheridan City Council, 8p.m., City Hall. WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19 Rotary, noon. FRIDAY, Aug. 2 1 Phil Sheridan Fellowship. After 30 + 5 Years Grout, superintendent of schools. First full day of school will be the following day, Friday, Sept. 4, the school leader re- ported in announcing the cal- endar for the new school year. The initial hall day sessions, running on short classroom periods, will be conducted at Faulconer and Chapman Grade schools and Sheridan High school until 11:30 am. School busses will run on their reg- ular pickup schedule, Grout re- ported. Registration for students new to the Sheridan School district and for first graders who have not been previously registered will be conducted from 9 to II am. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the school each new student will be attendfilg If this time isnot ..... ..... : convenient, Grout said, an ap- COFFEE SERVED - Fellowship members pointment may be made for a were served coffee at one end of the table, loaded with cake, cookies and sandwiches, by Mrs. Isahell Bosch. More than 90 per- different time. School lunch program will be in operation on the first full day of school on Friday at Chapman and at thehigh school. Bus routes and attendance areas for elementary students are the same as last year, although ff modifications are necessary students involved sons attended the party Friday to note the Feliowship's second anniversary. (Sun Photo 281) will be notified. Generally, only students who live outside the city limits are eligible for bus transportation. Grout announced the school district has been unable to ob- tain a well-qualified Spanish in- structor tor the coming year to rokace Lecter Finkbeiner, who resiled Eause of this, file schools will "not be able to of- fer a foreign language program for this year. High school stu- dents who previously have reg- istered for Spanish should change their class schedule at the high school office on Wed- nesday, Sept. 2, from 9 to 11 am. Final day of school next year will be Friday, May 28, 1965, with report cards to be marled home on June 4. Sheridan's 1965 high school graduates will receive theirdi- plomas in a Friday night com- mencement program on May 28, a change from the normal Sun- day graduation exercise time. Grout pointed out this is be- cause Memorial Day falls on Sunday next year. Baccalau- reate services will be held the previous Sunday, May 23. Eighth grade graduates at Chapman school will receive their diplomas in exercises sla- ted Tuesday night, June I. Vacation periods during the year also were announced The first break comes the Monday after school opens when Labor Day falls on Monday, Sept 7. Veteran's Day will be on Wed- Continued on Page 4 Business Loss Prevention Session Slated At Bank Businessmen in the Phll Sheridan Country have been in- vited to a Buslnessmen's Loss Prevention Clinic scheduled for Wednesday night, Aug. 19, at the Sheridan branch of the U. S. National Bank of Oregon, ac- cording to Jo A. Hebert, branch mnager Hebert said the clinic Will getderway i#t 7:30 P.m. Aimed at assisting business people, the clinic will give tips and information on reducing losses from bad checks and improper money handllng pro- cedure s. Included in the sesslon#whlch will last approximately two hours, will be a sllde series on bogus checks, as well as a discussion about proper meth- ods of handling money andtech- nlques employed by "short change artists." Hebert announced that a Younsters Get Break.In Talk Five Sheridan Juveniles were turned over to their parents recently after they received a verbal "dressing down*' by city police for breaking into a house and garage. The youngsters, three aged 11, one 10 and one 12 years old, entered a local house to "look around". They started a fire on the lawn with some kerosene they found in the ga- rage, officers said. No further action is expect- ed, police officers reported. Utility Veteran To Retire DUE TO RETIRE at the end of the month is Robert (Sorty) Cox, long-time PGE employee who has worked out of the Sheridan office since 1935. He and Mrs. Cax plan to make a panel, consisting of financial, legal and law enforcement rep- resentatives, will discuss bad check problems and answer questions from the audience. Hebert said interested per- sons should contact him for con- flrmation. Refreshments will be serv- ed[zthe  dbnluslc of clinle, the manager announc- ed. Fire Department Loses Truck On Blaze Call A grass fire Monday after- noon resulted in the greatest loss of the year for the Sher- idan Volunteer Fire depart- ment - the engine of No 2 fire truck blew up on the way to the blaze. Firemen said it probably will cost the department several hundred dollars to get the fire rig back Into service. Towed hack to town by the other rig which answered the alarm, the truck was taken to Harold Ladd's shop. The fire, which caused no damage in itself, was a grass blaze in a ditch near the Ken- seth Knutson farm on Harmony road. The blaze probably was started by a cigarette. Sheridan firemen have been kept hopping in recent days by a rash of field and grass fires throughout the area, it was re- ported. A grass blaze Tuesday after- noon caused no damage Inafleld near the Taylor Lumber com- peny as firemen quickly an- swered the alarm and doused the fire. A car fire last Saturday at 6:50 p.m. *three miles west of town on Highway 18 was quick- ly squelched by firemen. Own- ed by Arthur Wright, the car sustained approximately $60 damage. About $100 damage resulted in a fire at 4:45 pm. Friday in a hairy vetch field near Brnadmead The fire, at the Clay Starns farm, was start- ed by a combine, fire offic- ials reported.. Firemen answered a call Aug. 6 at 8 p.m when a grass fire was started by a trash-buring barrel at the Pine Tree patio five and one-half miles east of town on Highway 18. No damage was reported. A flue fire at the Loyal Ab- bot home in the Gooseneckarea called firemen out at 5:30 Aug. 5. About $100 damage resulted from the blaze, which later flared up again but was ex- tinguished by Abbot. At 2 p.m. on Aug. 5, firemen re- ceived a call to the Edwin Kelther farm near Ballston to squelch a field fire in some hairy vetch. About $80 dam- age resulted from the fire,/star- ted by a windrower. Shortly after S p.m. on July 29 youngsters playingwlth mat- ches at the Melvin Johnson- Leonard Brown place started a fire which firemen were able to halt before any damage was caused. Looking forward to the end of the month wlth mixed emotions in Sheridan is Robert (Shorty) Rogers, long-time Portland General Electric employee, who will be retiring from the util- Ity's staff. The mixed emotions come in when Sherry thinks about leav- ing the job, the surroundings, the men and all the other things he has known almost*daily for 30 years, of which 29 have been spent in Sheridan. Plans on orty's and his wife's calendar, though, call for a trip to Canada, beginning next month. From Canada, orty and Opal Will visit Yel- lowstone park, relatives inKan- sas and Oklahoma and their children in the Los Angeles area. "After we get back," he said, "I'm going to do a lot of hunting and fishing." Born and raised in Kansas, Cox Jounleyed to Los Angeles in 1923. There be worked on the streetcars until moving toOre- gon In 1g5. He started working wRh Yam- hill Electric (before PGE pur- chased) in 1925 and stayed until 1929. Then, he decided, the midwest was better after all and he returned to Kansas, where he farmed until 1934. Cox re- turned to Oregon and rejoined . trip to Canada, the Midwest and California in September. Continued on Page 4 (Sun Photo 285) A $68,590 contract to con- struct a new central office building for Oregon Washington Telephone company facilities in Sheridan was awarded Mon- day to a Salemcontractingfirm. The Willis A. Hill construc- tion company of Salem was awarded the contract after com- pany officials in Hood River re- ceived and studied several bids received on the project Plans call for startingofcon- struetion on the new building within 30 days, according to an announcement from Dean Fil- ler, general manager of the phone company operations in the Phil Sheridan Country. He reported the building is sch- eduled for completion by Dec. 31 of this year The new telephone company structure will be approxhnate- ly 4000 square feet in size at its new location at thecornerof Sampson and S.E. Harney streets, across the street from the Sheridan post office. Chest X-Ray Unit Slated In Shendan Willamtna f Next Week F Times Listed VlsRs of the chest x-ray mobile unit to Sheridan and Willamina have been scheduled next week inthe annualprogram of free chest x-rays to help eradicate tuberculosis, accord- Lug to Yamhill County Healthde- partmen officials. On Thursday, Aug. 20, the unit will be located from I0 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Agee's Mar- keteria In Sheridan. Later that afternoon, from 3 to 6 p.m, the unit will be taking chest x-rays at Elllngs- worth's Super Market in Wil- lamina, according to heaRh of- flelais. One of the most effective INFORMATION on the Phil Sheridan Fellowship was given Friday by Bessie Wirfs (right), presldent of the group, to Bessie Lee, chairman of the steering committee from Newberg, where a group of senior citizens are interested in founding a center. Several Newherg residents visited the Friday meeting of the Fellowship to get first-han.d data on the Sheridan center. The center group was celebrating the Fellowship's second birthday. (Sun Photo 282) New Resident Saves Young Boy Struck By Automobile A new Sheridan resident has around town or he would have been credited wflh saving the been killed instantly. Young life of a young cMld Sunday eve- Hubble, officers said, had ning after the youngster was seen the eMldren on the side- struck by an automobile in front walk and had stowed his car's of his parents' home on East speed in case they ran out in Main street, front of him. This happened Ralph Layman of 417 S. W. and, police said, if he had /dill street, passing the scene not been a safe driver yotmg of the mishap, administered Fetch "probably wouldn't be mouth-to-mouth resuscRation alive now." means of finding early pulmon- ary tuberculosis, the chest x-ray will often show other respiratory diseases such as emphysema and pneumonia. An x-ray can many times show if a person has other chest dis- orders, such as cancer and certain heart conditions. Everyone in the Phil Sher- klan Country who is 21 years old or over is urged to takead- vantage of the free x-ray pro- gram, including men and wom- en. Smokers also should be sure to have an x-ray, health officials said. Anyone, they pointed out, who has had a poe- Rive tuberculin condition should have their chest x-rayed an- nually Persons between 15 and 2 1 should have a consent slip signed by parents or guardians. Assisting with the operation of the x-ray unit in Sheridan and Willamina wlll be vol- unteers from the two commun- Rice. PGE will supply the unit's operating power. Tuberculosis authorRles have turned their objectives from TB mtrol to TB erad- Exterior of the structurewfll be built of wood, block and brick, according to plans on the structure Filler announced the new building will house all telephone facilities now packed into the p resent phone quarters on North Bridge street, next to the city hall, as well as some new ce- tral office equipment which will be added. The Sheridau district man- ager pointed out hmreased size of the building over present quarters will permit the com- pany to deal with future expan- sion problems which are fore- seen. The company has pohu- ed out that any change to toll- free direct dialing from the Phil Sheridan Country xchang- es of the firm will mean ad- ditional equipment will have to be purchased and moved into the building. Filler said thiswould be an extremely difficult move to make in the present facil- ities Diabetes Test Program Slated By Fellowship A diabetes screening pro- gram is scheduled to get under- way at 10 a.m Friday at the regular weekly meeting of the Phil Sherldan Fellowship at the Sheridan American Legion hal 4 according to President Bessie Wirfs. All area residents over 60 are urged to participate in this free screening program. A nurse from the Yamhill County Health office will take the blood pressure, weight and compile a medical history of all persons participating in the dia- betes screening program. During the regular Phil Sher- Idan Fellowship session, the icatlon. This neans the cam- monthly birthday party, noting plete ellmlnioh of this dis- those dlo have August birth- ease rather titan Just reducing days, will be conducted, Games the number of cases to areas- will be in play while those par- o0JLbly low figure UclPaUng in the diabetes Tuberculosis in thls coun- screening are called lrlvld- try is being kept alive by a ser- ualiy for their check. lee of small epidemics stem- At the Fellowshlp's Friday, mlng from an open infectious Aug. 21, meeting, Mrs. Ernest case. Contrary to the common Davenport of Sheridan will belief, tuberculosis is not a speak on her experiences in highly contagious disease. Us- India. She is scheduled to show ually R is spread after close souveniers from that country. association over a period of Goal of the diabetes screen- time with a person who has an ing program is to find as many active lesion of tuberculosis in as possible of the undected dia- the lungs. Early tuberculosis betlc men and women over 40 is not always easy to recognize, years of age and to inform the A person may fee I well, and public of the importance of look well, and yet be afflicted early detection and control of with the disease. R is there- this condition fore to the interest of every Diabetes, which ranks sev- parson to have a tuberculin skin enth on the list of causes of test or a chest x-ray annually, death by disease, is a chronic Anybody who has close assoc- condRion which develops when fat|on With an active case should the body cannot use some of have frequent skin tests, or the food one eats, especially when the skin test is positive, sugar and starches. should have frequent chest x- Diabetes is hereditary. A rays. history in a family is reason Even with all Rs knowledge, for everyone to be tested reg- the medical profession has nev- ularly for the presence of sugar er been able to eradicate a in the urine or blood. Other disease. R has known how to factors that have been assoc- eradicate smallpox since 1796. Jated with an increased ten- R has brought diptheria, gon- dency to diabetes are: age; orrhea and syphi111s to low lev- a tendency to have compil- e|s, but they have risen again, cations during pregnancy; a In each instance resurgence has record of having delivered at been due mainly to over opti- mism and complacence. Continued on Page 4 Phil Sheridan Weather .... By MRS HAROLD FULLER : : | L.H.P. i Wednesday. Aug. 5 42 84 .00 | -" Thursday, Aug. 6 42 85 .00 i ! Friday, Aug. 7 54 79 .00 -" : Saturday, Aug. 8 47 80 .00 : :. Sunday, Aug. 9 50 76 .00 : : Monday, Aug. l0 45 91 .00 Tuesday, Aug, II 55 73 .00 I to Michael Fetch, almost two- RonaldYear'ld son of Mr. and Mrs.young FetchFetch ofhad735 JustE" Main.been Football Sessions Set struck accidentally by an auto- mobile driven by Bill Hubble, 19, ofSherldan. Sheridglpo-By Sheridan High Coach lice stressed that the child ran from behind a parked ve- hicle in front of Hubble's car, which they said was moving far less than the posted speed lim- it. Fcotlmllers at Sheridan High Prior to the initial practice must be adequately covered, Layman and his wife were school have received their session, all grldders who have either through the school's in- passing the Fetch house when "greetings" from Head Coach not beenfRtedwithmouthpisces surance program or through a they heard young Mike scream- Gary Maben, as well as a cal- in the past two years will re- home policy. Student insurance ing after the 8:30 p.m. acct- endar of events and lnstruc- port to the high school at 7 costs $3, with an additional dent. Police said the child was tlons for the coming season, p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20. $7 for football players,. If unable to catch his breath at- Maben pointed out to his Then, he announced, allplay- they want this insurance, Mz- ter being struck. Taken to Me- grldders that every position on era will have to attend a play- ben announced, players should Minnvil]e hospital for treat- the varsity is "wide open" and ers' meeting at 7 p.m. the fol- bring their 0 to the first ment, the boy was returned to waiting for the most qtmlifisd lowing night, Friday, Aug. 21. football meeting. his home Tuesday morning.His taker. He stressed that re- After this meeting, all play- The varsity Spartans In the Parents said he received a skull porting for initial workouts In era will draw their football '64 season face a tough nine- fracture, but is recoveringsat- top shape - ready to play ball equipment, game schedule, including eight tsfactorilly, but they give credit will be to the advantage of all Physical examinations must league games. to Layman for his application those hoping to make the team. be obtained by each player be- of the artificial respiration Full football workouts forthe fore he can start practice, Ma- measure forsavlngtheirchlld's 1964 season will get underway ben reported. Players should .LICENSE EXAMINER life. Monday, Aug. 24, he amtoun- bring their completed medical City police offlnials sald ced, with an evening workout examination slip to the first A Drivers License Examiner young Mike was "extremely on tap for 7 p.m. All players meetJng, will be on duty in McMlmwille fortunate" that he wan't hit by are expected to report in top Concerning insurance, the Friday at the City Hall betweel some of the "hotroddingpunks" physical condflton, head coach said each player the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.