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VOLUME 66 DAYTON, OREGON 97114 USPS 149-760 THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1980 NUMBER 20 From the Superintendent's Desk Dear Reader: and 23. High school graduation is Greetings from the schools. As scheduled for May 31 at 5:00 p.m. the weather again agrees with most at the stadium and the last day of of us, new and various problems classes is June 6, 1980. change and we must adjust to solve As Mr. and Mrs. Meitzen move these new problems. By the time into their new quarters on Fourth f most of you wii be reading this, one Street with the print shop, I am 1 of the big events for the Dayton sure the community joins me in J community will be history. That is saying "we wish you well and :1 the annual May Day celebration at much prosperity in your new loca- J Dayton which dates back into the tion." later quarter of the last century. As many of you know, I have Mr. Duerfeldt and Mr. Dittmer resigned my position as superin- a have indeed coordinated a fine tendent-clerk of your schools. My Pr!.o'am and their efforts are to be wife, my family and I wish to commended. While there will be express our sincere gratitude to j small problems, the big picture is this entire community for your truly a fine tradition here at Day- many loyalties, deep friendships / ton. and for this great opportunity to -.,. Please remember the State Pri- serve you. We apologize for that mary Election to be held on May which we were unable to do for i a 20, 1980 and along with it the new you. Dayton has been home for the a tax base election for the district. If family and shall always be trea- this new tax base is approved, the sured as such. To our many a district shall receive assistance on friends, you have been a help, a ' the entire tax levy and not just the joy, an inspiration and we wish to a present base and the approved tell you so. Just because we move "A" ballot. May 15 is the Spring we do not desert you, or you us. Y Musical Show at the high school. Yet, I believe we all know that true a a May 20 also is the Sports Dessert friendship is like good health, the r and the Spring Play is on May 22 value of it is seldom known until it is lost. Scholarship Fund Sincerely yours, Francis H. Dummer Memorial Set Superintendent wl j The Nelson Hoopman family has Menus For y recently established the Harold August "oopman II Memorial Dayton Meal Site a Scholarship Fund in memory of e their son, Harold. Purpose of this scholarship is to provide a Dayton Friday, May 9 -- Tamale pie, a High School senior with some en- buttered peas, tossed salad, pud- y couragement in the pursuit of his or ding and muffins. Also Bingo n her career goals. The Hoopmans night. " plan to make this an annual award Tuesday, May 13 -- Turkey e for en years beginning with this strata, buttered beets, hot rolls, s year's graduating class. A mini- apple crisp. t mum of $100 per year will be Friday, May 16- Chicken and t" awarded, rice, lima beans, cole slaw, corn o e Applicants must show potential bread, birthday cake and ice for success in their chosen college cream. f programs and attend an Oregon Monday, May 19 -- Beef stew, d school during the fall term follow- with vegetable, cottage cheese and e ing graduation. The school district pear, hot rolls and pudding. " Ili=kt will oversee the management of the Friday, May 23 -- Fish and  jFschlarship fund and make the tarter sauce, tater tots, temptation annual selection, with fruit, salad and bread. The Hoopman family will deposit Tuesday, May 27 -- Chicken and n d $100 each year in the scholarship noodles, buttered peas and carrots, account which has been established lettuce salad, hot rolls and pud- at thelrDayto n Branch of the U.S. ding. National Bank. Any citizen inter- Friday, May 30-- Chuck Wagon ested in contributing to the fund special, tossed salad, buttered car- may do so by making a deposit rots, cinnamon rolls and apple a directly into the account, sauce. Applications and additional in- Each meal is served with tea or formation may be obtained by con- coffee. tactingthe High School Counseling Please call Mac Mosgrove if Center. shut-ins wish a meal. For evening z! Paul Jellum meal, call by noon and for Tuesday .8 Counselor noon meals, call by 8 am or night a,  Dayton High School before. iC A panel discussion on diabetics, Living With Diabetics, will be held Tuesday, May 13 at 7 pm in the United Presbyterian Church, 2nd and Davis, McMinnville. The panel will be headed by Dr. Joseph Ar- nold. The event is sponsored by the Yamhili County Diabetes Chapter. The Dayton School Board will hold its regular meeting Monday, May 12 at 8 pm in the Dayton Elementary School. The Annual Sports Award Des- sert will be held Tuesday, May 20, at 7:30 pm in the Dayton High School Gym. It is sponsored by the Dayton Booster Club. Speaker will be Gary Cunningham of OCE. YCDCC to Have Candidates Speak The Yamhill County Democratic Central Committee will meet Wed- nesday, May 14 in room 32 of the county courthouse. Speakers for the evening will be Judge Warden, Court of Appeals appointee seeking election to the office; Ted Lopus- zyn: _i, candidate for state repre- sentative; Bob Wendling, candi- date for state senator; and Joe Murphy, candidate for county commissioner. The business meeting will in- clude the following resolutions for consideration: 1, whereas Iran has held our hostages for almost six months with no end in sight, and whereas, it is necessary to exhaust all non-violent means to secure their release, be it resolved by the YCDCC that we share our oil reserves with any country that loses oil because of cooperating with the boycott; 2, be it resolved that the YCDCC commend Portugal for being the first country to join the boycott of Iran; 3, whereas U.S. military move in an area as com- bustible as the Persian Gulf could sel off World War II1 be it resolved that we strongly oppose the use of a U.S. naval blockade of lran. The public is invited to join in the discussion. City Council Studies Street Paving Project, Water Line Replacement The Dayton City Council Monday evening decided to refer back to the city attorney Ordinance 369 which would regulate use of guns within the city limits. The decision came following discussion of restrictions which would be placed on use of firearms. Mark Williams was appointed to the city's budget committee by council approval. The Council studied maps of streets which had been compiled by a committee to determine amounts of paving to be placed on individual streets when bonds are issued which were approved by city voters recently. The Council also agreed to spon- sor all Centennial activities which are under the control of the Dayton Centennial Commission. The city is observing its 100th birthday this year and many activities are planned commemorating the event. The last Sunday in July, tradi- Baby Weigh-In May 15 In Dayton The Yamhill County Health Cen- ter is sponsoring a Baby Weigh-In Clinic at the Pioneer Evangelical Church, corner of 4th and Church Streets, Dayton, May 15, from 9 am to 12 noon. Services offered will be primarily nursing evaluation of the growth and development of the children, health and nutrition counseling with parents and immunizations. Babies through age two will be weighed and measured; all pre- school children may be immunized. Referrals will be made to family physicians when needed, but the main focus will be providing in- formation to the parents to help maintain the health of their chil- dren. There will be no charges for the services. Call 472-9371 Ext. 256 or 864-3539 Ext. 256 for further in- formation and appointments. tionally the Old Timers Picnic, will climax the observance. The Council also approved the use of the Dayton City Hall by the Yamhill County Fair Board for three meetings during the next year. The fair board wishes to hold meetings around the county to allow more citizen participation. Three bids were received on two different water line projects. One will be a 4" line connection on 2nd St., and a 2" line on Sixth will be replaced with a 4" line. Low bidder was Meter Box Equip- ment Co., at $2,268. The Council also accepted a ser- vices proposal from Consultants Northwest for engineering on the city reservoir, contingent on ap- proval by city attorney Stun Bunn. May Day Friday In City Park, If Weather Permits Friday, May 9th, you're invited to a centennial celebration of Day- ton Schools May Day program. The theme this year is "Reminiscing." At 9:30 a processional of the Court and Queen Kristina, dressed in 1880's style, will move from Ferry St. to the old band stand. For the next two hours you will be entertained by grade, junior high and high school students dancing, pole winding and bands playing. At noon, you're welcome to join the high school FFA for their famous traditionalochicken barbe- que in the parking lot by the multi- purpose room. 1:00 is the starting time for the grade school track meet and the high school competition games at the respective buildings. In case of rain, the high school program and coronation will begin at 9:00 in the gym, while the grade school will wait until approximately 10:15. Friends, Relatives Honor Mrs. May Rickey On lOOth Birthday Mrs. May Rickey, who was 100 May 1st, celebrated her 100th birthday in style Sunday morning, May 4th, at the Unionvale Church. After arriving in an old antique car, grandsons Gene Stockhoff and Ja- mie Ediger rolled out the red carpet for her entrance. At the 11 am worship service, the family mem- bers were introduced. Those who traveled some distance were: son, Glen Rickey from Kansas City, Kansas; daughter-in-law Edith Rickey from Warsaw, Missouri; sisters Catherine Kirby, from Pal- myra, Missour, and Edna O'Con- nor, Elsie, Nebraska; nephew, Gene Cameron, from Canoga Park, Calif. Dwight and Kathy Ediger, and Candi Tompkins, great grandchil- dren, sang, "We Have This Mo- ment Today"; Patty Ediger, granddaughter, whistled, '*How Great Thou Art," and Heidi Edi- ger, great granddaughter and Patty Ediger, played an organ and piano number, "Farther Along," for the offertory. Rev. Dennis Stoltenberg had a most heartwarming message for all; the Kum-Join-Us class presented Mrs. Rickey with red geraniums and each one had some- thing special to say, with Pauline Fowler reciting a poem she had written especially for the occasion. For the afternoon program, great granddaughter Heidi Ediger, plaved a special rendition on the piano of "Happy Birthday," and sang "You Light Up My Life" and "ln Grandma's Rocking Chair"; Greg and Mark Tompkins, great great grandchildren, sang "Grandma Rickey, We Appreciate You"; Jeff and Michelle Ediger, great great grandchildren, sang, "Is There Anything 1 Can Do"; the two sets of great great grandchil- dren sang "Happy Birthday," and the audience joined in; Ruth Stock- hoff, daughter, whose birthday was also May 1st, and Patty Ediger, granddaughter, played a piano duet, "Here's to Uncle Sam;" Mrs. Rickey, the honored guest, re- ceived a standing ovation after she played a piano solo, "The Chariots Races." Rev. Dennis Stoltenberg introduced members of the family. Beautiful floral arrangements were made by Candi Tompkins and Phyllis Tompkins made the beau- tiful cakes. One cake had 100 lighted candles on it. Heidi Ediger was at the guest book, Edith Rickey cut the cake, Kathy Ediger was at the punch bowl and Patty Ediger poured coffee. Many friends and relatives from far and near joined in the festive occasion to celebrate Mrs. Rickey's beautiful day. Mrs. Rickey has received numerous cards and mes- sages. Among them, messages from Senator Mark Hatfield, Gov- ernor Victor Atiyeh and President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter.