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Continuing the Aurora Observer
VOL. X X X
COWS PROM AURORA
MAKE PINE RECORD
AURORA, OREGON: FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1941
First Ball Game at
W illamette Sun.
More than 124 tons if milk test- '
ing 5.50 per cent butterfat were
The Aurora baseball club will
produced by the 43>eow purebred
Jersey herd o f Frank Clark of Au open the 1941 season Sunday at
rora, during a recently completed Willamette. A new manager has
been secured for the team and
365 day test.
The ¡Clark herd’s total produc new players have been signed to
piug the Weak spots in last year’s
tion was 24*8,879 pounds o f but
club. Robert Hurst is the busi
ter fat with 28 of the Jerseys ac
ness manager .and Roy Gray, a
tually milking throughout the
year, the records show. The av former professional player, will be
tse new manager. New players
erage milk yield was 7,401 pounds
should improve the club will
and the average butterfat yield
Hanauska, right handed
was 406.9*7 pounds per cow. The
pitcher from Willamette U., John
herd was milked twice daily.
Dimich, former O. S. C. man, third
The record, made under super
baseman; and Roland Andersoh
vision o f the dairy department of
will serve as a utility infielder.
the Oregon State college, is au
Managers Hurst and Gray have
thenticated in a herd improvement
signed only 12 players, leaving
registry certificate issued by the
an opening for a couple of good
American Jersey Cattle club, na
hard hitting outielders if they can
tional organization o f Jersey cat
be secured. Practice IS at 6 p. m.
each Wednesday and everyone is
The highest individual producer
welcome to watch these practice
was the 6-year-old cow, Rinda
Anyone wishing to try
Eagle Sheila, with 8,655 pounds
out for the team/ at this time may
o f milk and 553.98 pounds of but
terfat in 334 days in milk.
Complete schedule will be pub
lished next week.
at Aurora School
(By Maxine Marsh)
The Achievement program was
held Friday, April 11. A large
crowd attended the program given
by members of the 4-H clubs.
•Four prizes were awarded in each
4-H club on their exhibits, except
the W oodworking club which also
gave four individual prizes and
Mr. Netter and
Mr. Sayre judged the W oodwork
ing* project. Those winning prizes
were W ayne Russell, first; Rich
ard Von, second; Nonman Potter,
Ronald Marsh, fourth.
Wayne Russell wop first in the in
dividuals’ project, Richard Von,
second; and W ayne Russell, third
and fourth. Charles Diller and
John Lystell received 10 cents for
Mrs. W. Nagl and Mrs. K.
Brown judged the Sewing project.
Those winning were Helen Clark,
first; Marjorie Pugh, second; and
Evelyn Fredriksen, third.
Mrs. K. Pugh and Mrs. W . Rus
sell judged the Cooking club. The
prize winners were Irene Stoner,
'first; Maxine Marsh, second; Pat
ty Brown, third; Juanita Loveall,
fourth. Oreta Brown and Bernita
Jeskey each received 10 cents for
entering. , ■
Wayne D. Harding judged the
Forestry boards. First prize went
to Edward Koenig; second to Ray
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Tbe Aurora Wonman’s club met
Wednesday at the home of Mrs.
Fred Dentel with 26 members an
swering to roll call. Mrs. Ray
Yergen was assistant hostess. The
guests were Mrs. W. M. Grover of
Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Glen Yergen,
Mrs. Dalrymple, Miss Patty Yer-
g?en, Miss Amelia Diller, Mrs. Earl
Gribble of Champoeg, Miss Doro
thy Armstrong and Mrs. W ood of
Mrs. Ben Stoner, Mrs. N. E.
Manock and Mrs. E. E. Bradtl were
appointed (delegates to tbe County
Federation of W omen’s .Clubs at
Salem April 25. One half-scholar
ship was awarded to Patty Brown
and one to Beatrice Nagl ¡for the
4-H Summer school at Corvallis.
The guest speaker was Mrs.
Caroline Corbett Macadam of Lon
don, England, who gave a very
interesting and informative talk
on conditions in England. She
spoke in behalf of the “ Bundles
for Britain” movement.
gram is sponsored by the Mothers’
club and all proceeds will go for
the benefit of the school. Among
the things to be shown are beau
tiful churches of Mexico that were
built before the Bible was thans-
lated into English and that still
stand as examples of the world’s
finest; pyramids and temples built
before, the Christian era; many
out of the ordinary cities and
places of Mexico that will delight
the spectator. There will be a
child health and character build
ing film, Hunting, wild animals in
South Africa and an animal funny
fo r the children. Admission:, 25
cents for adults and 10 cents fos
LT. DIXON TRANSFERRED
L#t. Dixon, who has been serv
ing at Camp» Murray, was recently*
assigned to Fort Benning, Georgia,
for a three months’ stay. Mr.
Dixon left for Fort Benning on
Wednesday of last week. On Sun
day before leaving, Mrs. Dixon
entertained at dinner honoring
her husband. The guests included
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. McBwen and
children, Patsy and Jimmie, Mr.
atiid Mrs. John "Nilsson o f Silver?
ton, Miss Edna Nilsson and Mr.
and Mrs. Clyde Markham and fam
ily o f Aurora. Mrs. Dixon accom
panied her husband to Tacoma
that evening, returning Thursday.
ROD AND GUN CLUB
In the telegraphic shoot Sunday
Aurora scored 72; Salem, 73;
LaGrande, 73; and Harvey Valley,
The individual «¡cores for
Aurora were: Percy W ill, 22; Ben
Stoner, 24;.. Davfei Chezem], 23;
Charles Feller, 24; Lee Carpenter»
20; A. A. Schneider, 21; Lee
Shrock, 17; Del Criteser, 24; Mrs.
A. A. Schneider, 14; Geo. Criteser
24; Roy L o V e , 24; Mrs. Love, 17.
CLEAN UP DAY
The city council of Aurora has
designated Monday, April 21, as
Clean UP day. Citizens are urged
to place all rubbish in recep tides
and put same on the curbs, from
where it will be picked up by a
TO PRESENT MUSICAL
AT ST PAUL
One and a half hours of motion
pictures by Dr. David B. Hill, Sa
lem dentist, ’ will feature a trip
through old Mexico showing many
scenes of places and people o ff the
beaten path where people lived
hundreds o f years • behind the
times will be given in St. Paul
April 20, at 8.15 p. m. The pro
The Aurora Woman’s club will
present their annual Musical at
the Presbyterian church Wednes
day afternoon, May 7. Everyone
Sweet April showers
Do bring May flowers.— Tuteser
Oh! the lovely fickleness of an
April day!' ^ -W . H. Gibson.
Helen Topping Miller
6 D. Appleton-Century Co.
But he gave her a one-sided grin
and tramped off, his two sandwiches
in his coat pocket
At the mill office hd found Virgie
already at her desk, with Lucy and
Daniels standing about, their faces
“ Come along in,” Virgie ordered
as he opened the door. “ You’ll have
to know about this. Seven men
quit this morning.”
“ The Spains—and the two Ander-
sons,” Lucy added* “ Billy Mount
and his boy and Lucius.” Her eyes
were sorrowful and accusing. Her
manner said louder than words,
“ This is your fault” Daniels was
fiddling nfervously with the bunch of
keys in his fingers. For an instant
Branford Wills got the impression
that Daniels was evading, that there
was something defensive in his man
ner, but he put that aside. They
were all worried, Virgie most of all.
“ That West Virginia stuff has to
go through,”* she said. “ We’ll have
to have somebody to tend the deck
er.” For twenty years Billy Mount
had tended the great machines, tak
en a fierce pride in the texture of
the pulp that rolled through the
“ Could I do it?” Wills volunteered.
“ I have ordinary intelligence. I
think I could do what Billy Mount
“ I need you outside,” Virgie said.
,4With the Aiidersons gone we’ ll need
somebody to get stuff in.”
“ But—why should those fellows
quit?” Wills asked. “ There’ s no oth
er place for them in town. : You
treated them well—”
“ They probably had reasons—fair
ly good reasons.” Daniels wa$ a
“ Look here—if I’ m in any way
responsible for this—” Wills began
vigorously, but Virgie waved a hand.
“ Sit down—and keep your head
on and your shirt-tail in! I’m re
sponsible for this. Wallace Withers
wants to buy this milL Somehow
or other he’s working against me.
How, I don’t know yet. But I will
know. It’ s a fight Wallace says
he’ll put me out of business if I
don’t selL Maybe he will—but he’ll
have a merry little time doing it.
If you people want to stick with
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