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Thursday, Mareh 10,1938
AURORA OBSERVER, AURORA, OREGON
Entered as second class matter March
28, 1911, at the postoffice at Aurora,
Oregon, under tna Act of March 3,1879,
Eddy P. Michell__ Editor and Manager
Pittman, Mrs. Dewey Smith, Mrs. S. P. Shopping List for
Matilda Croco, Mrs. W- O. Lind
5,000,000 Meals Revealed
quist, Mrs. G. E. Fredrikson, Mrs.
P. F. Sayre, Mrs. Harold Evans,
A food shopping list that would make
Mrs. Bernard Cole, Mrs. Claude
the average housewife just a bit dizzy
Moreland, Mrs. Ira Northup and
was revealed today by H. A. Butler,
Mrs. Ethel Miller.
gallons o f milk. 23,510 boxes o f apples,
grapefruit, lemons and oranges, 863,017
pounds of potatoes, 199,143 pounds of
coffee, 49,065 gallons o f ice cream and
212,830 pounds o f shortening.
Anniversary With Dinner Party
A dinner party was held Sunday
at the home of Mrs. Henrietta Will
honoring her on her 87th birthday.
Members of her family present
were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Will and
son, Richard, of Eugene; Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Will, Mr. and Mrs. E.
M. Hurst and Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Ehlen of Aurora; grandchildren
present were Mr. and Mrs. Norman
Hurst and daughter, Norma Jean,
Robert Hurst, Evadne and Eloise
Hurst, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Junken
of Portland; Fredrick Becker and
Clarence Woodhouse of Portland.
For considerations of safety,
many drivers prefer to carry their
better pair of tires on the front
wheels, since they believe a front-
tire blowout is more apt to throw a
car out of control than a rear-tire
Purchases of foodstuffs in 1937 to |
stock 70 dining cars, eight restaurants
Because wear*©n the rear tires is
and 13 ferryboat dining rooms operated
greater, other drivers carry their
by Southern Pacific in six western
better tires on the rear wheels so
states give a rough idea of the collect
that all four tires will wear evenly
ive appetites and tastes of hundreds of
and minimize the possibility of
thousands of travelers to whom the
tire failure. Since expert opinion
railroad served some 5,000,000 meals
is divided it is impossible to give a
definite answer to this question,
According to Butler, the railroad
Ralph Racette was pleasantly ranks not only as the leading transpor
surprised on his 17th birthday by tation agency for western farm pro
ducts. but also as one of the western
Mrs. Raymond Gillis.
Those present were Richard Ra farmer’s best customers;
L o u is W e b e r t
‘500’ Card Party at Matthieu Home
Mrs. Willis Matthieu was hostess
to a group of her friends at a “ 500”
party at her home Thursday after
noon, March 3. St. Patrick colors
were used in serving. There were
three tables of cards with high
score going to Mrs. Claude More
land, second high to Mrs. Harold
Evans and low to Mrs. W. O Lind
Invited guests were Mrs William
Mrs. Helen Smallen returned and 61,301 pounds of bacon.
Sunday after a week’s visit with
Into salads went 180,000 heads of
friends in Portland.
Cranberry Thrives Best
in Acid Peat, Muck Soil
The cheery little cranberry, once
called craneberry because its blos
soms resemble a crane’s head and
neck, is not modest in its require
It demands low-lying land satu
rated with water; prefers acid peat
or muck soil. There must be reser
voirs to constantly feed thirsty fields
through miles of radiating canals—'
to flood marshes quickly against kill
ing frosts and as a measure of in
sect control, states a writer in
It must have winter protection.
Just before heavy frost, reservoirs
are opened and vines covered; they
lie snug through winter beneath a
blanket of ice. They must have a
blanket of sand, toO. one inch thick
atop the ice, to settle gently but
firmly around vines in spring when
the ice goes out to absorb heat and
help keep frost away; to discourage
weed growth; to give old runners a
chance to reroot and thus renew the
Marshes are drained in the spring
and from short mother vines new
shoots creep. Buds swell and send
out a short shoot upon which pink
waxen blossoms bloom. When pet
als fall, tiny berries emerge to grow
and plumpen. Slowly their color
fades from green to creamy white;
to coral pink, while the rare and
vigorous flavor develops within.
Gathered, dried and boxed, cooler
weather turns the berries full fla
vored and a rich, ruby red.
Octopus Attacks Anything
Equipped by nature with power
ful arms, tough skin, no bones to
be injured and a razor-sharp, par
rot-like beak, an octopus attacks
anything. It is not excessively
courageous; just unusually stupid.
Its flabby head holds few brains.
Ordinarily “ devil fish” have tenta
cles about five or six feet long. But
the existence of demons with 60-
foot feelers has been proven by
carcasses tossed up on shores.
Gas and Oil
and G a t e s
AU RO RA
Notice to Creditors
In the County Court of the State
of Oregon for the County of Marion
In the Matter of the Estate cf
B. J. Grinh Deceased.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN,
That the undersigned, has been
duly appointed as the administra
tor of the estate of B. J. Grim,
deceased, by the County Court of
the State of Oregon for the County
of Marion, and any and all per
sons having claims against the said
estate are hereby required to pre
sent them, duly verified as by law
required, to me at my home on
R. F. D. No. 1, Aurora, Marion
County, Oregon, within six months
from the date of the first publica
tion of this Notice. -
Date of first publication, March
Date of last publication, April
W ALTER C. GRIM ,
Administrator of the estate of
B. J. Grim, deceased.
Ralph C. Zimmerman,
Odd Fellows Bldg., Canby, Ore.,
Attorney for Administrator.
Carried On Front Wheels?
Southern Pacific’s Pacific lines.
cette, Walter Racette, Charles
Martin, Robert Martin, Irene Mar
tin, Jack and Jeneatte Smith,
Mary J. McGuire, Carl Schultz,
Helen Dunafor, May Dunham,
William Durham, Elizabeth Stub
blefield and Betty Dentel.
Ralph was'presented with many
lovely and useful gifts. The eve
ning was spent playing games after
Of more than 2,008,000 pounds of b u t the b est-tires-in -front theory
which a delicious lunch was served meat and fish consumed, demand
'h a v e fou n d the m ost
favor, because it is more consistent
by Mrs. Racette and Mrs. Gillis.
heaviest to beef, of which 716,338
with principles of safety.
Former Union Hill Resident Feted
pounds were served. Lamb came sec
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Racette
ond on the list with a total of 315,577
Mr*. Veda Hamblet, who re were in Portland Monday on busi pounds. Other items were 243,575
cently bought the former Mary ness.
pounds of fish, 222,616 pounds of ham,
Mrs. D. Racette of Portland, is
Vinyard home at Canby, was the
222,145 pounds o f poultry, 126,323
inspiration of a house-warming last visiting her son, Emile Racette.
pounds o f pork, 100.310 pounds o f veal
Wednesday afternoon when a group
of her former neighbors of Union
Hill district of Aurora, gathered
there. As a token of their esteem
they presented Mrs. Hamblet with
a beautiful floor lamp. Mrs. Fred
Wagner made the presentation.
Games were played with prizes
won by Mrs. Robert Armstrong,
Mrs. Carl Hoffman and Mrs.
A delicious lunch of cake, jello
and coffee was served to Mesdames
Veda Hamblet and children, Her
man and children, Johnson, Pearl
Pickens, L. Regnier, Frank Gloss
and daughter, J. E. Langdon, Rob
ert Armstrong, Ralph Du Rette,
Charles Gerlach, Joe Garbarino,
Henry Colvin and daughter, Fred
Wagner, George Hardisty, - Carl
Hoffman, Henry Mills, Perry Dan
ielson and Walter Colvin.
Should Better Tires Be
manager o f the dining car service on
Honored on Her 87th Birthday
lettuce along with approximately 180,-
600 pounds o f tomatoes.
Other materials reported include
248.348 pounds of batter, 60,489 gallons
of cream. 196.630 dozen eggs, 156,274
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