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Volume 37, Number 49.
Attradaare Not Large aad 1'rovraai In-
atraetlve. Seat Mrellag April IK,
O Ulcer to be Naaslaated.
A very Interesting, entertaining and
Instructive meeting of the Patron
Teachers Association was held at the
high Khool auditorium on Tuesday af
ternoon, tho the attendance was not as
large as It should have been.
Mr. Heard presumed his subject,
"Athletics and Physical Education" in
' a manner that was highly Instructive
and showed that he was well equipped
to handle a question of such import
ance. All were well pleased with his
Prof. James had not announced
particular subject for his talk, so he
enlightened those present on what had
been done In the school to date as per
promises made, two Important mattes
In particular having been accomplished
Supervision of playgrounds and a su
pervised lunch room were now set pol
icies of the school and were being han
died efficiently by the splendid coop
eration of the grade and high school
teachers. The promised cafeteria ser
vice planned for the winter months had
not been carried out owing to the mild
ness of the weather, and other hoped
for betterments about the school would
a-radually be provided as time and
means permitted. The talk of Prof.
James was greatly enjoyed.
Entertainment features were a piano
solo by Vivian James, Instrumental
solo by Hernlce Woodson, duet by Mian
Dafoe and Miss Norrls.
The fourth grade carried off the
laurels for the best work In securing
attendance and will get the picture for
the coming month. It was held the
past month and more by the fifth
The committee having the matter In
charge was Instructed to get the tennis
court at the school grounds in shape at
once. A motion also prevailed that the
Patron-Teacher Association entertain
the high school and faculty In the near
future, the honor guests to be the de
lating and basket ball teams.
The association recently made Im
plements In the teachers' rest room at
the school building, and in appreciation
of this a vote of thanks was tendered
the association at this meeting by the
teachers of the school.
Tho next regular meeting of the as
sociation will be on Tuesday, April It
This meeting Is of Importance as It Is
the time for the nomination of officers
for the coming year. It Is desired that
there be a full attendance of members
on this date.
L. A. HUNT. ,
The Executive committee or tne in
corporators of the Oregon Co-operative
Grain Orowcrs met nt The nnllOB on
March 5th and arranged to call the
meeting for the election of temporary
directors at Arlington, March 12th. This
will be a general public meeting of ail
the men who have so far signed the
contracts and will be for the purpose
of the election of the directors to serve
Until the annual meeting In June and
to discuss such other matters ns may
come up at this meeting.
In this meeting Morrow county will
undoubtedly be entitled to two direct
ors to serve during this time. The far
mers are very much Interested In de
veloping an aggressive campaign for
membership and expect to see steps
taken to this end at that time. So.far
the Oregon Co-operative Grain Grow
ers have secured as many members In
the Ave weeks campaign which has Just
closed as were secured In an entire
year by the Washington organization
last season. The figures have not yet
been completely tabulated but from re
ports that have been received to date
there Is no reason to question that a
good round two million bushels have
been signed up, but should have eight
million In Oregon by harvest. Morrow
county has already passed the seven
hundred thousand mark and so has
Sherman county.
The development of the sales agency
for the four states at Spokane will
come up for consideration. It Is very
probable that the Oregon organisation
will co-operate In this selling agency
as this seems to be tho only logical way
to handle the same. There Is nt the
present time for handling In tills pool
through this agency, twenty million
bushels. An aggressive cnmpnlgn If
put on will develop nt least another ten
million, mnklng around thirty million
by harvest. Every member of the As
sociation will be enabled to step up on
top of the fifteen cents differential be
tween Portland and Chlcngo the dn
that they lond the first ship for Europe.
Everybody should get In as soon as
Ifrrmlaton Goes Down to Defeat.
Hermlston went down to defeat In tho
final basketball game of the seaHon
played with the local team here last
Saturday evening. In winning this
game Iloppner added the eighth consec
utlve victory to her list nnd became the
champions of the Umatilla district. The
core at the end of the game stood U
to 38 In Hoppner's favor nnd the Her
mlston team stood no chance of win
ning nt any Btnge of the contest.
Six-room modern dwelling at ft great
sacrifice In price. Can arrange con
cerning terms. Apply dazetto-Tlmes
Fresh milk cows for sale. See Frank
S. Parker at Vnughan-Parker ranch be
low depot. Thono B0F3.
Responsible woman wishes Job as
housckoeper for bacholor or widower
rnnch prefered
Phono Mi, or cnll this
An Appeal
To Ibe Hrpabllraaa of the Cooatry aad
All Taoae W ho Aided Thrall
The Republican success in the 1920
election has been commensurate with
the quality of our candidates and the
righteousness of our cause.
This success is the partnership accom
plishment of nil Hepubllans every
where and of hundreds of thousands
of well-wishers of good government
regardless of past party affiliations.
To all of these we now appeal beause it
Is the mutual responsibility of us all
who will share alike in the conse
quent mutual benefit of good govern
ment. The plan of limiting campaign contri
butions to $1,000, adopted by your na
tional organisation, has left your par
ty unmortgaged.
It has been a most advanced step in
placing the business of politics on the
highest plane, and has brought an
Interest on the part of thousands who
never before have been concerned
with politics.
Some weeks before election It was ap
parent that the expenses provided
for In our budget, with the strictest
economy, would exceed the contribu
tions, but we were unwilling either
to leave undone any legitimate effort
essential to complete success or to
change our method of raising money.
We were then sure and we are now
sure that every Republican desires
that the expenses of the campaign be
distributed In this manner.
Tour presidential campaign this year
cost no more than that of 1918, when
a dollnr went nearly twice as far as It
does today.
Four years ago the bulk of the cam
paign fund came from 750 contribut
ors, while this year the approximate
ly 12.000,000 contributed to date for
the presidential election has come
from 50,000 givers.
The victory won, the raising of the
deficit would be easy, indeed, If your
committee were willing to abandon
the policy of keeping down the aver
age of contribution. This we are de
termined not to do. It was a fight of
all the people. The result speaks for
Itself. It lifted a burden from the
minds of millions and points the way
to better and happier days. We ask
now for that additional help from all
which Is merited both by the success
ful conclusion of the effort and by the
consequent contribution to the wel
fare, of all our people and the glor
of the nation.
Let us now have help from ever)
American citizen who is grateful for
the victory and all that It means to
the country. It might well be In the
nature of a thanksgiving offering for
the return to a certainly safe, sane.
constitutional progressive govern
Let us by general and generous giving
set the seal of approval upon the pol
Icy of putting a national admlnlstra
lion In power free from any possible
embarrassment of special obligation
to nny man, men or group of men
Let us make the contribution, wheth
er large or small, and whether or not
we have heretofore given, common
surate with our means and our ap
preciation, always within (he maxl.
mum limit heretofore fixed.
Let us get our names on the corner.
stone of a sturdier political structure
upon the roll of those who have help
ed mnke possible a campaign of
which. In methods and result, we may
as Republicans and patriots he Just
ly proud.
Most earnestly we urge that this aid be
given quickly, that your committee be
enabled to discharge the party's ob
ligations nnd turn to further con
structive work In behnlf of party and
Republican Xatlonal Committee.
Will II. Ilnys. Chairman.
Mnke contributions to your Precinct
Committeeman, or to M. D. Clark, at
Heppner, Ore. pd. adv.
On Friday, March IS, the Adult Class
mil teachers of the LexlngJnn Congre
gntlonal Sundny School will give the
play, Jones vs JinkB at the high school
auditorium. This Is a mock trial,
rlp-roarlng farce in one net.
Nenrly two hours of side-splitting
Admission 25 and 50 cents.
At a meeting of tho board of directors
of School District No. 1 on last Monday
evening, the matter of hiring teacherB
for the coming year was taken up. Prof.
Howard M. Jnmes, who has been the
efficient superintendent of the schools
during tho past year, was elected to
retain his position for the coming year
and his salary placed nt I2S00 for tho
twelve months. Prof. James has con
sented to remain.
The hiring of tho high Bchool and
gnulo teachers will proceed as fast as
the board is able to fill the places. The
school has gone nlong splendidly dur
ing the past year with ft very etllclen
force of touchers, and It is hoped that
the most of the present corps may bo
retained, nnd we understand they have
been asked to do so..
Open l p Dairy lluslnesa.
E. L. Kirk, until recontly engaged in
the livery business In Hoppner with
Hilly Mi ltoberts, has opened up a dairy
business and will sell milk and cream
In Hoppner, Mr. Kirk has a small place
Just southeast of town that is very
nicely situated for tho business nnd he
promises to give tho people of the city
good service in this line.
C. C. Clark, chairman of tho board of
directors of the John Day Irrigation
district is In Heppner today from his
homo nt Arlington. Ho Is attending a
I moetlng of tho Irrigation directors.
Wants Them Protected from Fires to
Preserve Them foe New
Washington, March 9. Senator Mc-
Nary, of Oregon, has voiced a plea for
the preservation of the great forests
of the country by fire protection. He
"We have used up three-fourths of
our original forests, and the supply of
timber remaining is becoming less and
less adequate for the requirements of
the country, both in quantity and in
location. Sixty-one per cent of what
Is left lies west of the Great Plains,
whereas the bulk of lumber and paper
consumption is east of the Great riaina.
Over 50 percent of the standing timber
today is found in the three Pacific
Coast States and 61 per cent is found in
that great western country lying west
of the Mississippi river. Our eastern
forested states one after another have
been cut out, and ceased to be import
ant producers of timber because their
virgin forests have been but very par
tially and inadequately replaced by sec
ond growth after logging. With the
exhaustion of these old sources of lum
ber, paper and other forest products
and with the Increasing distance which
lumber must be hauled from tho saw-
ill to the consumer, much of It now
across the width of the continent, there
is a growing scarcity of forest products.
which In no great length of time will
become critical. MarketB may fluctuate
one way or another owing to financial
and other temporary conditions, but be
hind It lies a steady decrease In the
supply of timber, which has a very vi
tal bearing upon our national housing
situation, our national paper situation
and many Industries which use lumber
in manufactures; and I might say that
the statistics show that one In every
twenty persons In this oountry finds his
livelihood In occupations directly con
nected with lumbering or in industries
that arc associated therewith.
The greatest cause of this situation
Is forest fires. We have enough land
unfit for agriculture to grow all tho
timber which this country requires."
Farmers Seed Tariff.
Washington, March 9. llepresenta-1
tlve Tincher, of Kansas, is for a tariff
on farm products, and is for it strong.
He says: I
"At the end of eight years in which
the policies of the parly to which bo-
longs the gentleman who has Just pre
ceded mo concerning tariff have been
in vogue, we find the producing inter
ests of the country in the most deplor
able condition experienced in nil time
If there ever was a necessity for a tar
iff to protect the producer, it is now. Tf
there ever was a tariff bill offered to
tho country that had for Its prime ob
ject tho protection of the producers of
the country, It Is the emergency bill.
I challenge any man to call attention
to the time when any bill was ever
pending In the American Congress per
taining to tho tariff that gave to the
producer the protection that this bill
does or which had that purpose for its
object. And I say that the Industry in
which the people who are feeding the
world today are engnged Is In the worst
condition ever known in the history of
this Republic.
"I am for protection, and have al
ways been. I was for protection whb'
tho prime object of protection was to
protect Infant Industries of this great
country, In order that they might build
up and become powerful Industries;
nnd I am consistent today, and I am for
protection when thnt protection Is need
ed by tho producers of the West and
Middle West.
Ilnjojed Heppner Convention.
Many Echo Odd Fellows went to tho
convention at Heppner last Saturday
They report a very enjoyable time, nnd
were most hospitably entertained.
Frecwater won the silvor cup for tno
best degree team. It is estimated that
400 Odd Fellows wero present.
Among those from Echo wero Jns.
Bottger, L. D. Shlvely, Basil Mikesetl,
Al. Horn, Win. Sprowls, Joe Bailey, Ed.
Llescgnng, Tom Dowceso, John Joung,
E. F. Summers, Nell Rock, S. E. Mlke
sell. Joe Halstead and Henry refers.
Echo News.
The little son of Mr, nnd Mrs. Ua
French, while plnylng along the mill
ditch yesterday afternoon fell In nnd
was rescued with ft broken arm. Dr.
Chick wns called and reduced the frac
ture. Muster Roderick Is now getting
nlong well. i
Father and Sob Meeting and Each
Member Expected to Have a Boy for
His Guest.
The Heppner Brotherhood will meet
on Monday evening next at tbe hotel
dining room at 6:45 o'clock for lunch
eon and program. ' It was decided at the
last meeting of the organization thai
tbe March meeting should be a Father
and Son luncheon; so every man in at
tendance is requested to bring as his
guest either his own, or some other
boy. The band will be present, of
course and music will be furnished by
the high school quartet. Mr. Alex Gibba
will also sing. A matter of Interest to
the meeting will be the report of the
Playground committee, appointed at the
last meeting.
Subjects discussed will be as follows:
What Kind of a Boy a Town Needs
C. E. Woodson.
What Kind of a Town a Boy Needs
Elmer Peterson.
What Kind of a Boy s Dad Need
S. E. Notson.
What Kind of a Dad a Boy Needs
Ted Young.
These speakers will have ten minutes
each, and following them will be a gen
eral discussion of the Father and Son
Fred Tash is chairman of the ticket
committee; see him and get your ticket
as soon as possible. All tickets must
be purchased on or before Monday noon
Lexington High School Notes.
The Lexington HI girls defeated the
Hermlston Hi girls in a basket ball
game at Heppner Saturday night. This
was the third victory for the Lexing
ton team this season.
The first half of the game resulted In
a tic of 3 to 3. The Hermlston girls
started off with a rush, scoring three
points in the early part of the game.
However the local girls wer too fast
for them nnd won the game by a score
of 17 to 7. The local team was In fine
trim and all of them did fine team work.
Work on the "Lexonlan" is rapidly
progressing. The editor is being kept
"head over heels" In work.
Remember the comedy, "Safety First"
to be given at an early date In April.
This is a three-act comedy and every
one attending may be assured of
good time. R. Mc.
FittsT christian'
Bible School, Communion and preach
ing services will be held as usual begin
nlng at ten o'clock nnd the other ser
vices following in order. An offering
for State Missions will be taken in tho
morning. Theme of the morning ser
vice will be "Steadfastness."
The Christian Endeavor will meet at
6:30 and the song service and evening
preaching at 7:30. 'The Divine Call to
Men" will be the theme for the evening
You are cordially invited to attend
these services. i
Phone 734. LIVINGSTONE, Minister.
Civic Club Holds Regular Meeting.
The Heppner Civic Club held their
regular business meeting on last Friday
afternoon in the council chambers with
a fairly good attendance. Several plans
for Improvement work were discussed
and our reporter says that the members
arc enthusmstic' nnd In earnest and It
is expected that Heppner will soon be
on tho way to be tho "City Beautiful.'
Tho matter of giving flnancinl sup
port to the band wns presented and
gone over but tho club could not see
their way clear to take hold of this
proposition just as It was presented.
On Friday, March 18th, there will be
a social meeting of the club at the home
of Mrs. D. E, Oilman. A short program
will bo given and nil wotnon Interested
In becoming working members of the
club nre cordially Invited.
Wins Over Stnnllold.
The debating teams of Heppner High
school won over the teams of Stnnrteld
last Saturday evening by two to ono
decision. This was tho final contest
In tho district nnd Heppner has won a
place In the flnnls at Eugene. A fine
record for their first appearance in the
debating arena. Prof. James accom
panied the boys to Stnnflcld nnd he
slates that they put up one of the best
debates be has ever listened to. He is
very proud of the success tho teams
have nttnlncd, nnd this feeling Is shared
by the entire community.
Highway t'ommlssloa to Exchange
Cash for 10,000 la Bonds. Mas;
Matters Before Meeting at Portlaa-i
Thin Week.
County Judge Campbell In company
with K. J. Carsner of Spray and Kenny
Warner of Pilot Rock, left Heppner for
Portland Sunday morning to be present
at tho meeting of the State Hiiipway
Commission in that city on Tuesday.
Commissioner Barratt was also a mem
ber of the party.
Mr. Warner came to Heppner Satur
day evening to confer with our busi
ness men regarding the completion of
the Oregon-Washington Highway from
this city to the Umatilla county line, as
well as getting It on through to Hepp
ner Junction. Mr. Warner states that
Umatilla county plans to complete its
portion of this highway this Bummer
to the Morrow county line and of course
they are anxious to connect up with a
completed road on through Heppner to
the Junction.
Mr. Warner learned that our county
had set aside $40,000 for the Hintnn
creek section of this highway, but the
bonds could not be disposed of and
there was no money to go ahead with.
It was therefore decided that this would
be one matter to take up with the com
mission, as well as the further propo
sition of getting the gap closed be
tween Heppner and Lexington.
These matters, among others were
presented to the commission on Tues
day, and so far that body has acted on
none favorably except the Hinton creek
road. There is some six miles of this
road ready to be macadamized, and the
commission agreed to let the county
have the money to do this, taking the
bonds of the county as security. This
will be up to the amount of 140,000.
The commission decided against add
ing any more roads to the state high
way map, Commissioners Teon and
Barratt agreeing that they were
against such additions. This is neces
sary because of lack of funds.
There is a great amount of work up
before the commission to be disposed
of and many delegations were present
from over the' state at Tuesday's meet
ing, and much of the matters laid be
fore them will have to be disposed of
In executive session. So many new sug
gestlons have been presented in tht
way of road projects that the commis
sion will soon make a personal Inspec
tion of the situation In several parts
of the state. Eastern and Central Or
egon will be visited and so will the Wil
lamette valley.
The East Oregonlan of Pendleton Is
sued a fine automobile edition on Tues
day. The big show Is on in Tendleton
this week.
Heppner Chapter No. 26, R. A. M., Is
planning a big time for next Tuesday
evening when a number of candidates
will receive the degrees. The work of
the order will be followed by a ban
quet at the hotel, according to present
Some wheat has Keen changing hands
this week at Heppner at a price not
very flattering to the farmer. It has
come to a point with many farmers.
however, where they are compelled to
let some of their rfheat go and realize
a little cash.
Mr. Clifford H. Esselstyn, manager of
tho Tum-A-Lum Lumber Co., at Lexlng
on, was married to Miss Clydie Hale at
be home of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Essel
s'yn in Echo on last Saturday evening.
Rev. E. L. Wolf, pastor of the M. E.
church at Echo officiating. Mr. and
Mrs. Esselstyn will make their homo
The last number of the lyceum course
was given at the Star theater on Friday
evening In a splendid entertainment
by Roselth Knapp Breed. The pro
gram was largely of a humorous na
ture, ns Miss Breed Is noted along this
line, and we feci safe In saying that It
was a little the best number of the
course. The course was presented this
year under the auspices of the Patron-
Teachers Association and was success
fully handled. The coming year a sim
ilar course is to be handled by the high
The Heppner high school triumphant
basketball quintet took a hike (or Sa
lem Wednesday morning to take part
in the events of the state tournament
there the remainder of the week. They
were in charge of their coach, Prof.
Heard, and left the city in the finest of
trim, fully confident that they would
be winners in the tournament finals.
It was thought at first that the Hepp
ner -boys would not pet to go, as there
seemed to be some question regarding
their standing. Word received from
Salem Tuesday morning settled the
question. Hoppner was to represent
the district between Hood River and
Pendleton, and then the question was
to get the boys down to the capital city.
Salem would take care of the fare one
way but the boys did not have the
necessary to pay the other half. This
was soon settled when the matter was
put before tho business men of the city
and the cash provided. The hoys going
to Salem were Peterson, Aiken, Young,
Howell, McPuffee, Ferguson nnd Chid
ey, Heppner has been a winner fn all
contests in the association nnd we be
lieve tho boys will make further win
nings at Salem, thus putting our town
and school on the map In fine style.
J. Meek of Drunimond, Idaho, has
been spending the past week In Hopp
ner, visiting nt the home of his sister,
I Mrs. Mattle XI. Srrlvner.
Hon line Bulnrna Attended taw Paa
tlmr Ordinance Is Being Aawaded.
Water Commit tee Reports.
At the regular monthly meeting of
the city council held last Monday eve
ning the usual routine business was
gone through. Mayor Noble was pres
ent with counciln.en Tash. Sweek, BIs
bee, Clark and Thomson responding to
roll call.
Bills against tne city were passed
upon by the finance committee and or
dered paid as follows:
A. H. Courier. )14; J. F. Furlong, 122,
50; Peoples Hardware Co, 310.22; Ed
Breslin, 37.50; A. Z. Barnard, 1121.00; T.
J. Humphs, 310; Bert Stone 12; Case
Furniture Co., (13.50; L. W. Brlggs,
J20; Jos. J. Nys, 350; Dr. A. D. McMur
do, 310; Gazette-Times, 37.50; A. Z. Bar
nard, 31; J. O. Hager, 321; Jas. Gentry,
3201; Jas. Gentry, $122; A, Medlock.
32; Humphreys Drug Co.. fl; Heppner
Light & Water Co., 1163.81, W. C. Ca-
son, I12y; Thos. Hughes. Izo.
Ordinance No. 209, pertaining to pas
times and amending the present ordin
ance so as to permit pastimes to open
certain hours in the afternoon on Sun
day, was read first time by title, and
upon unanimous motion the same was
read second time by title and placed in
position for final passage at the next
meeting of the counciL
The monthly financial statement of
the water committee was presented and
after being read was ordered filed. The
statement shows the standing of the
water funds to be:
Balance on Hand Jan. 21 $1,331.83
Amount collected for January.. 998.60
Balance on hand March 1st $1,928.82
At the time of the completion of the
new water system last August there
was a deficit In the water funds of
nearly $3000, and this Is now practic
ally wiped out. It is estimated that the
water receipts will average better than
$10,000 for the year, and It would ap
pear now that from a financial point
of view the city had made a splendid
investment. '
Melville Logan of Portland spent the
week-end among Cecil friends.
Mr. and Mrs. C. Knlpfel and family of
Cecil, spent Sunday in Arlington.
C. A. Minor of Heppner has been vis
iting around Cecil for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Myers and family of
Rockcliffe, were visitors in lone Sunday.
Miss Zella Kelley spent Saturday and
Sunday visiting with friends in Arling
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Duncan of Busy
Roe ranch were callers in Cecil on Sat
urday. Claud L. Murray of Heppner was
looking up his friends around Cecil on
Mrs. George Krebs, of the Last Camp
was a caller on Mrs. Clarence Winter of
Shady Dell on Thursday.
Mr. Hellyer, represntative of the
Chas. H. Lilly Co., of Portland, made a
short stay In Cecil Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Streeter and family
of Four Mile were visitors at the home
of J. W. Osborn on Wednesday.
Marion Melton, of Roardman, is visit
ing for a few dasy with his grandfa
ther, J. H. Melton, at the Lookout
Walter Pope, who has been spending
the winter with his sister in Richmond,
California, returned to Cecil Tuesday.
Jim Furlong, who has been working
at the Dovecot for W. T. Matlock, left
on the local for Heppner on Monday.
Keith Logan, student at Heppner
high school, is spending the week-end
with his parents at the Fairview ranch.
Peter Rauernfiend spent several days
during the past week in lone on busi
ness in connection with the estate of
the late P. Benson.
Mrs. T. W. May of Lone Star and her
aunt, Mrs. Davies of Tacoma, Wash..
were callers on Mrs. George Krebs at
the last Camp on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Zenneth Logan have lefl
their Cecil cottage and gone to their
ranch home, Mount View until Zenneth
finishes up his spring work.
Mr. and Mrs. John Calkins arrived in
Cecil from Portland Monday and will
visit with their son on his ranch near
Cecil before leaving for lone.
George A. Miller of Htghview, has
been busy repairing the county bridge
at Cecil and is now waiting for more
material to finish up hia work.
Misses A. C. and V. M. Hynd and
friend, Miss Doris Mahoney, spent the
week-end at Rutterby Flats and took
in the big dance at Cecil Saturday eve.
Kd Martin is once more at work on
Rutterby Flats after having a fow
weeks' vacation. Lee French of Hepp
ner will nlso assist at Ruterby Flat
during the lambing season.
Fd Adkins of Heppner has been in
Cecil during the week with his heavy
truck to help the Oregon Hassam Pav
Co. to get their rock crusher moved
from the depot to where they will begin
Cecil was well represented at the
meetings at the county seat on Tuesday
and Wednesday in connection with th
John Day irrigation project. We arts
informed that all farmers from the
creek and also most of the wheat far
mers from the hills were present. No
minutes of the metelng had been brot
to the home town by either the mayor
or his deputy at the time of writing.
The Highway v'ommisslon has let the
ontract for paving of Columbia River
i Highway
between Hood Hiver and
; Mosler.
Tvraseaaoaa Aadlraee Fills nig Aoill-
tortuai aaa la Irllktr With Ike
Eatlre IVrforasaaee ood Sass at
Moary Realise1 by Laaiea.
The entertainment by the ladies of
Heppner Lodge No. B. P. O. E.
which was presented to the Heppner
public at Elks Temple on Tuesday eve
nine;, was a pronounced success thru
out the entire program. The enter
tainers were greeted by a crowd that
niled the big; auditorium till standing
ning, was apronounced success through-
came away disappointed.
The program as presented follows:
Song, Mrs. Chester Darbee.
Song, Miss Zelma Engelman.
Song and dance, Eleanor Cohn and
Patricia Mahoney, the latter represent
ing the part of a boy.
Dance, Lola O'Neill.
Spring Dance, Betty Irwin.
Burlesque on Spring dance, the Misses
Lois and Lola O'Neill.
Sketches by Ted Young.
Song and dance, Leola Bennett.
Irish songs and Jigs, Mrs. Emmet
Rosebud Chorus Composed of Jack
O'Neill, Jr., as prima dona, Bert Stone.
Loren MikeselL Ed Bennett, Bob Jor
dan, and Vawter Crawford, Jr.
Dean Goodman was director and
spokesman of the eyening and Mrs. C.
L. Sweek and Esther Neel were accom
panists. A number of the ladies acted as
ushers and were costumed as "Martha
Washingtons." making a very favorable
Each number of the program was
well rendered and we should not show
partiality In making special reference
to any. Tet we cannot refrain from
speaking especially of the performance
of the little folks. Betty Irwin shouH
be handed the big bouquet as she did
her Spring dance in a wonderfully de
lightful manner. Eleanor Cohn and
Patricia Mahoney were also leading at
tractions and entitled to much praise
The Rosebuds did not fail to make
the promised hit and their next ap
pearance In Heppner will be awaited
with pleasurable anticipation. While
Mrs. Cochran, who Is not quite as nim
ble as she used to be, was a scream In
her part and brought down the house
with a roar.
The entertainment was unique In
many respects and of a high order all
through. The ladies had prepared an
abundance of homemade candles also,
and following the program these ware
disposed of and a handsome sum real
ized. Following this was a Jitney dance
which lasted for a short time and was
enjoyed by those participating.
The financial results were Just as
flattering to the ladies as was the en
tertainment to the public, and nearly
1300 was realized. This money Is to be
used In equlping the kitchen and din
ing room of the Elks building.
Lime-sulphur spray is recommended
to prune growers who have suffered
from attacks of the peach and prune
twig miner. The spray should be used
at a dilution of 12 gallons of lime-sulphur
to 100 gallons of water. This
spray should be applied during a per
iod of settled weather and previous to
opening of the buds. When rightly
used little or no Injury by twig miners
will occur. O. A. C. Experiment Sta
tion. Cauliflower plants are often Injured
by frost if set out too early. This has
tendency to check growth and cause
the plant to produce a small cauliflow
er head, often no larger than a carna
tion. It is best to wait until the weath
er is more settled before the plants are
field set. The most valuable cauli
flower crop is usually grown In late
summer or fall, the seed being sown In
May, transplanted In late June, and the
crop maturing in October or November.
O. A. C. Experiment Station.
Two things should be determined In
the first spring examination of the bee
hive which should be made In the first
part of March. First, that the bees
have a laying queen which is deter
mined by looking for brood, and sec
of honey to last them. The examina
of honey to last them. Thee xamina-
tlon should be held in the middle of the
day when the bees are flying. Etomol-
ogy, O. A. C.
Hannchen barley for a number of
years has been trlving the best results
at the O. A. C. experiment station,
where seed is available. Many people
are unfamiliar with the lare amount
of feed that may be produced with bar
Icy. The Willamette valley has never
produced as much barley as It con
sumes, due probably to this fact.
Kutertaln Debating Tram at lllnner.
Prof, and Mrs. Howard M. James en
tertained Messrs. I'.oland Humphreys
and Klmer Peters. in and the Misses
Margaret Woodson nnd Audra Clrogan
the hijrti school debating team, at a
dinner party at the hotel on Tuesday
evening. Prof. James Is very proud of
his debating team nnd he Is looking
forward to their winning further laur
els at the finals at Kugette in May.
A. n. Strait was in town from lone
today, having Just returned to Mor
row county from a sojourn of two
months in the Wlttamntte valley. Mr.
Strait was visiting in the Lebanon sec
tion and states that the farmers down
Ihere have not felt the hard times.
They a clean up of around $100
per acre on their potato crop, and while
the price was not big, tho large quan
titles raised and disposed of made
times good there. It was some differ
ent with the pruno raisers.
Miss Lillian Crewdson departed on
Monday for Walla Walla where she will
visit for a short time with her sister,
Mrs. Cecil Hale before going to work In
that city. Miss C'rewdson expft-tl to be
absent from Heppner for some time.