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PUBLISHED WEEKLY AND DEVOTED TO THE BEST INTERESTS OF MORROW COUNTY
IIEPPXEK, OREGON, THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 1922.
Subscription $2.00 Per Year
Volume 38, Number 40.
LOCAL NEWS HAPPENINGS
LEGION SMOKER AT II
II if t J II
The Big Rabbit Shoot on Sunday
Was Success. Losing Team Sets
Up Feed at Hotel Patrtick. An
other Contest Next Sunday Be
tween Same Teams.
As a result of the big rabbit shoot
down Juniper canyon last Sunday be
tween the teams chosen by Chas.
Latourell and Capt. J. W. Cook,
uuuucu uic ruiua aim jvihi
the latter were winners when the or lone proven iu m H.io ..,
final count was made by about 290 matched for four rounds, this being
rabbits. As a penalty for their poor Perhaps the principal event of the
"shooting eye" the Latourell team ! evening; the decision went to Ahalt.
put up a big feed at Hotel Patrick : Bauman of Heppner and Lewis of
last evening that was participated in lone fought a draw in three rounds,
and greatly enjoyed by the contest-! At Heppner on the 20th of this
ants, and the losing team will go up month, there is to be a smoker by the
against the victorious gun men of, local Post and these boys expect to
Capt. Cook in another big shoot on be on the program again and will en
next Sunday, and fully expect to;deavor to have a far different story
come off winners and enjoy another,
feed at the expense this time of their
County Agent Calkins was the pro
moter of this hunt, and he is great
ly pleased over the fine results ob
tained. There were some very ex
cellent scores made, and no doubt
many a rabbit was shot down and
his ears overlooked in the excitement
of the hunt; while on the other hand,
some of the bunnies were evidently j
turned loose to be shot again after
their ears had been shorn, according,
to statements made by several shoot'
ers who picked up specimens of this
character and of course had nothing
to show for the work they had done.
The teams and their scores follow:
Chas. Latourell, captain, 125; Ben
Patterson 150. Ot Robinett 185; Jeff
McFerrin 142, E. G. Noble 45, L. E.
Bisbee 124, B. P. Stone 58, Wm. Le
trace 80, Chuck Bell 68, Ed Adkins
128, Dr. Farrior 59, Harold Cohn
100, Ed Bennett 40, Forby Gremba
47, Wm. Keenan 57, Ed Rugg 141,
Ion Copenhaver 147. Total 1596.
J. F. Cook, captain, 155, E. E.
Clark 128, S. W. Srencer 60, Chas.
Vaughn 195, C. L. Sweex 78, Lester
Doolittle 123, L. VanMarter 153,
Earl Gilliam 174, Len Gilliam 154,
Wm. Beymer 40, D. M. Ward 45, C.
C. Gilliam 187, A. L. McMillan 32,
Paul Gemmell 32, John Higley 15,
C. C. Calkins 185. Total 1856.
Total number counted, 3452.
John Wiidcnan this week disposed
of his Heppner property to Dr. C. C.
Chick, and the latter will take im
mediate possession. The property
is situated on the hill in the east side
of town and is known as the Dr.
Vaughan place and was acquired by
by Mr. Wiidenan a year or more ago.
Jos. J. Nys had the misfortune to
slip and fall on an icy walk at his
home at the A. L. Cornett residence
this noon, and sustained a very bad
ly injured left wrist. The doctor.
reports no bones broken but it is a
very bad sprain and it will be some
time before Mr. Nys completely re
covers from the injuries.
Bell Ringing Quartet Wins With Sweet-
. Toned Chimes and Melodious Son;
Tk Four Gifted Ladi Ring and Sing Their Way Into Hearts of Hearr
Carry Seventy-five Rwin Hnndbella.
Here they urn four lively young Aiuerlennx tlie members of the Bell
Kinging Mule Quartet. And they nre In action, too Just hs they will be seen
here In the neiir future. These young inusU'luna nre clever vocalists, ulso,
and tliey nlng and ring and ring and Hlng to your heart's content. They
offer a program of lirillliincy nnd simp and theirs Is one of the finest novelty
entertainment ever presented. Their traveling equipment consists of four
well-oiled sets of vocal cords nnd some aevenly-llvo sweet-toned hnndhellg.
Everywhero they have been a veritable s-onsntioii during their present tour.
BELL RINGERS PLEASE A
From the Hysam, Mont., Echo.
The American quartette of Bell
Ringers appeared at the school au
ditorium Monday evening in the first
number of the Lyceum course, and
very pleasantly entertained a large
audience with their program of mu
sic and reading.
They are a company of versatile
and talented young men, their enter-
Star Theater, Monday, January 16
There were a number of very ex
citing contests put on at the Legion
smoker given by the lone Post on
last Friday evening. A large num
ber went down from Heppner to take
in the smoker and the dance follow
ing. There was a battle royal when
five of the young pugilists of lone
were let loose in the ring, blindfold
ed, and this event was one that creat
ed a lot of excitement and fun. Eads
of Heppner and Zink, substitute for
Sperry, of lone, had a battle of three
fast rounds, Eads getting the decis-
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ion. Johnson or Lexingion anu suiaii
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Resolutions of Condolence.
Hall of Mistletoe Rebekah Lodge
No. 25, I. O. O. F., Hardman, Ore
gon, January 9, 1922.
Brother Harley Wright.
Whereas, the Great Messenger has
crossed our threshold and removed
from our midst Brother Harley
Wright, of Mistletoe Lodge No. 25,
wh0 died December 22, 1921; and in
view 0f this loss sustained by our
Lodge in the demise of our brother,
and the still greater loss sustained by
jtnose wh0 were nearer and dearer to
him ny famjy tjeSi
De.niv(:j that the heartfelt svm-
hy and fraterna iove of this lodge
be extended to his family in their sad
bereavement; that the charter of the
Lodge be draped in mourning for 30
days; a copy of these resolutions be
spread upon the minutes, a copy sent
to the bereaved family, and a copy
sent to our county paper for publica
Lulu E. Prophet,
M. E. Doble of Irrigon, was here
on Saturday to take the examination
for postal clerks, held at the court
house by Miss Virginia Barlow, local
secretary for the civil service. Mr.
Doble has been engaged in farming
for a number of years on the Irrigon
project. He sold his holdings there
a short time ago to Oscar Otto and
he contemplates coming to Heppner
C. J. Johns and wife of Portland
were registered at Hotel Patrick for
a couple of days this week. Mr.
Johns is representing the Albers
Milling Co., of Portland, and was
here disposing of corn for feeding
purposes to a number of sheepmen.
Formerly Mr. Johns engaged in the
mercantile business at Baker and he
is quite well acquainted with most
of our sheep and stock producers,
tainment consisting of vocal and
piano numbers in addition to the bell
ringing, and an interpretation of a
scene from Shakespeare's Merchant
of Venice. The bells used were the
regulation Swiss hand bells, and the
melodies and tones produced in
number of selections were beautiful,
and undoubtedly a great treat to the
local audience. The unanimous ver
dict seemed to be that the program
was "too short," which fact in itstelf
speaks for the quality of the enter
D U U U
All Day Meeting of Farm
Bureau at Morgan Friday
There is to be an all-day meeting
of the Farm Bureau at Morgan on
rrmay, wnicn ii is expeueu wm
largely attended by the members and ,
Friday, which it is expected will be
citizens of that community
D. E. Stephens of the Moro experi
ment station will be present and will
address the meeting on best wheat
infitfr0c anA licence Farmino nf flp.
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w mill - Uiv uvji a vouhj in
the Columbia basin. As the Moro
dry farm experiment station is con
sidered to be the best of its kind in
the entire country, it is easy to see
that Mr. Stephens is well qualified
to handle the subject he will present,
as he is the motive power behind the
County Agent Calkins will also be
present and will push the Farm Bu
reau organization and make a hustle
for additional members the mem
bership campaign still being on in
Good Rabbit Drive Is Held In
North Sand Hollow Tuesday
Some sixty residents of the north
Sand Hollow section came together
on Tuesday at the John Kilkenny
home and after being organized by
County Agent Calkins and his as
sistant, R. J. Jackson, proceeded to
make a raid on the hosts of black tail
rabbits that infest that section of the
Mr. Calkins reports to this paper
that over 2000 of the pests were slain
that they were able to account for,
and perhaps several hundred more
that did not get into the count.
Another drive for the same section
will be on for Saturday, and Mr. Cal
kins is urging all that can take part
from Heppner will join in with the
people out that way and help to rid
the section of the rabbits. The meet
ing will be at the Kilkenny house,
just north of the Alpine schoolhouse,
and a fine day's sport is promised.
There is about four inches of snow
ail ovtr the ground down there and
the conditions for slaying the pests
APPLES-$1 AND LESS: I am
offering cooking and eating apples at
$1.00 f. o. b. Hood River, with a dis
count of 5 on orders of 10 boxes
or more. Terms, cash with order.
B. L. Clark, R. 1, Box 88, Hood
River, Ore. Advertisement.
The following Heppnerites were in
Pendleton during the court session
from January 2nd to 7th, the most of
them interested in the trial of the
John Day case before Judge Phelps:
C E. Woodson, J. P. Conder, F. A.
McMenamin, M. D. Clark, James
Gorman, F. R. Brown, E. E. Barton,
W. G. Hynd, W. B. Barratt, Don C.
Case. During their stay in Pendle
ton they were registered at Hotel
A newspaper reporter had been
regaled with a sensational story from
a rural subscriber and was trying to
"Is the fellow that told me this re
garded as a truthful man?" he ask
ed. "Waal," replied the next-dooi
neighbor and best friend of the man
in question. "I ain't sayin' he ain't
altogether truthful, but I ken say that
what happened t' Ananias an' Sap
phiry ain't never affected him a
Which Af-Fords Much Pain.
"Pa, what's automobiliousness?"
"It's a disease of the flivver, my
ENTERTAIN FRIDAY EVE
Last Friday evening, Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Thompson were hosts to some
twenty.five ,es of Heppner folks ;
M thejr beautiful home on Willow
creek, seven miles east of Heppner. ! piayed after whjcn refreshments
Mrs. Thompson was assisted by MissWere smed at tw0 small table3,
Kate Mnore of Butter creek, her ,rt,.v,..I. aa.c,,, nr .o.j.
house guest for the past two weeks,
.ana tne nouse was very apruprwic-;cream
ly decorated for the occasion by'present were Eu!a and Frjeda Mc.
grains and grasses and many of the; Millai1i Vera stubblefield, Marie
farm utensils, all of which reminded : Breshears, Marie Allison, Etoyle
tne guests mat tney were gainerea
in a real farm home and were to par
ticipate in a "hayseed' function.
Wheat heads and alfalfa and other
grasses were very tastefully arrang
ed about the parlors and various
rooms of the house, while Mr.
Thompson had transformed the base
ment into a veritable stable with
feed racks and hay for the animals,
and much of the paraphernalia of the
barns was on display; the furnace,
for instance, being labelled "This
Silo was Purchased of Gilliam & Bis
bee," and the laundryette so arrang
ed as to bear the cognomen of "A
Willow Creek Still." All this was
the handiwork of Mr. Thompson, and
every detail of decoration and enter
tainment was thoroughly enjoyed by
the guests. Entertainment consisted
of cards and dancing, the dancers all i
appearing in costumes representative
of modern and more ancient charac
ters and prizes for the dancers went
to Dr. . McMurdo for best sustained
character, and he was awarded a live
goose; Mrs. Chas. Vaughn, the best
sustained lady character, a live tur
key. At the cards, Mr. and Mrs. Dick
Wells received first, Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Gilliam, second, and Mr. ana
Mrs. B. P. Stone, consolation. A
sumptuous dinner was served in the
basement among the rural surround
ings, and the hours of the evening
were too soon passed, as Mr. and
Mrs. Thompson are delightful en
tertainers and always see to it that
there is not a lagging moment when
guests are invited to their home.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Wells, Mr. and Mrs. B. R.
Patterson, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Sweek.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Clark, Mr. and
Mrs. K. K. Mahoney, Mr. and Mrs.
Walter E. Moore, Mr. and Airs. R.
E. Crego, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Mc
Murdo, Air. and Airs. Fred E. Farrior,
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hager, Mr. and
Mrs. L. E. Bisbee, Mr. and Mrs. Earl
E. Gilliam, Air. and Mrs. Charles
Vaughn, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mc
Afee. Air. and Airs. Bert P. Stone,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. B. Cox, Mr. and
Mrs. Gav M. Anderson, Mr. and Airs.
N. G. Florence, Air. and Mrs. I. E
Kunsman, Mr. and Mrs. LaVern
VanMarter, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Boyer,
and Miss Kate Moore,
Resolutions of Condolence.
Hall of Lone Balm Lodge No. 82
I. 0. 0. F., Hardman, Oregon, De
cember 31, 1921.
Whereas, the hand of death has re
moved from among our members our
worthy brother, Harley Wright, and
Whereas, the Lodge has thereby
sustained a loss that will long be felt
and the Order has been deprived of
a useful and faithful member,
Therefore be it Resolved, that the
symyathy of this Lodge is extended
to the family of our departed brother
in this hour of sorrow; that they be
furnished a copy of these resolutions,
and that they be spread upon the
minutes of this lodge and a copy fur
nished the local press for publication
D. T. Colliver,
L. H. Robinson,
W. S. Furlong,
Little Miss Bennett of Lex
ington Entertains on Birthday
Joyce Bennett entertained seven
of her little friends January 5, from
4 to 6 o'clock, the occasion being her
eleventh birthdav. Games were
'wiches cocoa pevhes with whipped
' ' r . . rr
and cookies. The
p0jnter and Helen Garrett.
'The P. T. A. of Lexington enjoyed
a good program Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Livingstone of Heppner gave a
splendid address on "Pure Litera
ture," and Mrs. Helen Walker sang
most beautifully. The Association
voted to send for a traveling library
consisting of 150 books for the use
of the people of the community. It
was also voted to give another free
program of educational films and
slides for the school children and all
others who are interested. The topic
for discussion at the February meet
ing of the P. T. A. will be "Child
Legislation." This ought to be of in
terest to all parents and teachers
alike. The grade pupils will furnish
five numbers on this program. Watch
for further announcements later.
Mrs. lone Wells of Portland has
arrived in Lexington and will take
up her duties as teacher in the high
school at the beginning of the sec
Rebekah Lodge Installs
Newly Elected Officers
The annual installation of officers
of San Souci Rebekah lodge was
held at I. 0. 0. F. hall on last Fri
day evening, with Mrs. Lillian Tur
ner, district deputy president, in
charge. The following were induct
ed into office: Rosa M. Phelps, N.
G.; Loa Taylor, V. G.; Lillian Tur
ner, secretary; Pearl Chidsey, treas
urer; Olive Frve. R. S. N. G.; Leatha
Smith, L. S. N. G.; Opal Briggs, R.
S. V. G.; Alice Bayless, L. S. V. G.;
Alma Devin, warder; Florence Paul,
conductor; Ella Benge, chaplain;
Neva Clabough, I. G.; Pearl Wright,
0. G. The Heppner lodge of Re-
bekahs was honored above any other
lodge of the state af this installation
by having with them the Grand Mar
shall of the order, Mrs. Olive Frye
sne noiumg u.iu u.n ... u. y. m
Lodge this year. Following the in
stallation ceremonies a big feed was
partaken of in the dining hall.
First Christian Church.
Lord's Day, Jan. 15.
Moral standards, educational stan
dards, business standards and our
sense of obligation to God and men,
of necessity, need to be frequently
revived. A revival of religion is a
wonderful help to all these. We have
been exceedingly fortunate in secur
ing the services of Harman Gates,
national evangelists, who will begin
revival services here Sunday next.
Air. Harman will do the preaching,
beginning with the morning service,
and Prof. Gates will lead the singing.
Both of these men are experts in
their line and it will be vastly to your
advantage not to miss a single ser
vice. Every evening except Monday.
All the usual services on Sunday.
You are welcome.
Next Saturday Evening
say I nra going to the Federat
ed Sunday School tomorrow at
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Anderson of
Eight Mile are visitors in the city to
day. B. G. Sigsbee and daughter, Miss
Bernice, went to Portland on Sun
day and spent the week in the city.
WANTED By competent young
woman, housework y day or hour. I
I or will care for children. Phone 763.
Ilene, the little daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. Kenny, had the mis
fortune to injure one of her eyes re
cently and she was taken by her
father td Portland on Tuesday to con
sult a specialist.
Mrs. M. W. Hammer was able to
return to her home during the past
week from the Gentry hospital, and
is reported by her physician, Dr. Mc
Murdo, to be getting along very well
and able to be up and around the
At the Federated church on Sun
day there will be the regular ser
vices: Sunday school at 9:45 a. m.,
followed by preaching; Junior En
deavor at 5 :30 p. m. ; Senior Endeav
or at 6:30 and preaching at 7:30.
E. L. Moore, Pastor.
L. A. Matocha, whose home is at
Willamina, Ore., was in this city on
Saturday, taking the examination for
postal clerks. Mr. Matocha, an ex
service man, is looking for a new lo
cation and will place an application
with the department for a position
in the Heppner postoffice under the
civil service rules.
John Kilkenny was in the city over
Monday night. He was looking after
the shipping in of corn to feed his
ewes during the lambing season. He
states that the sheep on his range
have done well so far this winter and
are coming through in fine shape, but
it has been necessary to do quite a
lot of feeding.
Jack Littell of Portland spent sev
eral days in Heppner this week as
sisting a number of his clients in
making out their income tax reports.
Mr. Littell was chief clerk in the m
ternal revenue office in Portland un-!
der Collector Miller for seven years,
and is quite familiar with the requie -
ments and intricacies of income tax
R. J. Jackson of Portland has been
assisting County Agent Calkins in
organizing and conducting rabbit
drives in various parts of the north
end of the countv during this week,
Mr. Jackson is representing the office
of the U. S. Biological Survey in
Portland, and the drives put on by
him and the countv agent have been
very successful so far.
Dave Pressly this week paid out
and was released from the county
jail, where he has been sitting out a
nnc lur niaMim iiiuuusumic. uavc
became imbued with the idea that
there was to be a change of policy at
the county boarding house, and ht
might be called upon to take to the
gravel pit and work out a portion of
his board bill; the prospect was too
much for him hence the liquidation
of the balance of his term.
HEPPNER HI LIFE
Edited By JUNIOR ENGLISH CLASS
BELL RINGING QUARTETTE
AT STAR THEATRE, JAN.
The next lyceum number to be giv
en in Heppner is the Bell Ringing
Male Quartette, at the Star Theater.
The Bell Ringers present one of the
real novelty programs of the season
mpptin flnd ree..:ns, ,his auartette
There is lots of fun in their program!
ri" -n t
and also lots of clever charactei
sketch work. You will like the Bell
Ringers from the moment they step
upon the stage. Don't miss this
History of a High School Student for
the Week of Jan. S-23, Inclusive.
sunaay, jan. a, aooui y p. m.: nas Heppner, lone vs. Heppner.
forgotten to study for Monday's les-
sons. Searches frantically for Eng-: SOPHOMORE BASKETBALL,
lish notes. Unable to find any of the Ust Saturduv our Sophomores
other books. Determines to arise jn nlet the Sophomores or Lex
early and go to school and study from ingtcm Hign jn a hard-fought basket
the other fellow's notes. hal, game The first haIf was easily
chapter ii. j Heppner's as the score at the end of
Monday about 8:45 a. m. Arises the half was 14 to 9 in Heppner's
late, eats breakfast whole. Finds favor. The second half was more
English notes in coat pocket. Sees ' even and the score at the end of the
books on store counter on way to game was 21 to 20 in favor of Hepp
school. Recalls leaving them there ner. Heppner's passing was super
last Friday night. Inquires around ior throughout the entire game, but
as to whether or not he will have to especially in the first half; while
take exams but gets no consolation Lexington shot much the better. Lec
from anyone. Studies until 12 m. and Witcraft starred for Heppner
chapter in. land Dallas Ward for Lexington. The
Tuesday : Arrives at school about lint'-uP was as fows:
9:05. Receives glad tidings of "No i Heppner-Doherty, f, 0; Lee f,
exemptions!" Buries himself in a Clabough, c, 2; Witcraft, g, 2;
novel all day. Studies until 12 p. g.l
Court met in regular session at the
Court House in Heppner, Oregon, on
the 4th dav of January. 1922. with
the following officers present: Hon.
Wm. T. Campbell, County Judge, G.
A. Bleakman. Commissioner. L. P.
Davidson, Commissioner, Geo. Mc
Duffee, Sheriff, J. A. Waters, Clerk.
When, among others, the following
proceedings were had, to-wit:
Various claims against the County
were presented and allowed as per
list following. (See list of claims).
In the matter of road petition of
W. L. Suddarth, et al. Petition was
read and approved and road ordered
viewed. Hugh Grim appointed to
act with the regular viewers in view
ing said road.
W. 0. Minor appointed official road
viewer for the year 1922.
The Gazette-Times was appointed
the official paper for Morrow County
for the year 1922.
W. M. Ayers was appointed jani
tor of Court House for the year 1922.
Dr. A. D. McMurdo was appointed
County Physician for the year 1922.
Resignation of W. C. Cason as
constable for the Heppner Precincts
A. B. Strait petitioned the County
Court for license to run ferry across
the Columbia River between Bould
er, Oregon, and Alderdale, Washing
ton. Same was granted.
Judges and Clerks of elections for
the years 1922 and 1923 were ap
pointed by the court.
A list of about 275 Juryman and
Jurywomen was drawn by the Court.
Court made an order authorizing
County Treasurer to transfer $1,000
from the General County Fund to
the Rodent Bounty Fund.
County Court instructed County
Agent to publish notice as by law re
quired under Section 9354 of the
Oregon Laws pertaining to the des
truction of rodents.
Fred I. Ely granted a license to
j operate a dance hall at Morgan, Ore.
j There were various changes made
in the boundaries of the road districts
j0f Morrow County.
' Court took up the matter of sale of
bonds as advertised; the following
,blds beinS received:
I Lumbermans Trust Company oT
j Portland, $100.57 for each $100.00
Par value of bonds W1,h accrued m"
terf,st- . . , , , .
Citizens Bank of Portland;
,Par of bonds-. accrued interest and
I Commerce Mortgage Security Co.,
of Portland. Bid of $1 10,510.00 and
Bonds wefe sold t0 Lumbermans
Bid of Citizens Bank of Portland
was rejected because they did not put
up certified check with bid as requir
ed in Notice of Pale.
Court made resolution authorizing
the sheriff to turn over to H. W. Oli-
(Continued on Page Six)
Wednesday, Thursday. Friday: At
tends show every night, does no
studying whatever. Heard to exclaim
"What's the use? I won't get thru
anyway, after all my hard work!"
Monday, Jan. 23: Flunked in two
HEPPNER HI CALENDAR.
Jan. 11. 12, 13: Semester exams.
Jan. 16: Beginning of second
semester. Bell Ringing Quartet.
Jan. 20: Girls' and boys basket
ball game at Heppner, lone vs.
Feb. 1 1 : Basketball game at
Heppner, Lexington vs. Heppner.
Feb. 28: Basketball game at lone.
March 4: Basketball eame at
(Continued on ' BU)