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Volume 40, Number 5. HEPPNER, OREGON, TH URSDAY, APR. 26, 1923 Subscription $2.00 Per Year
Changes In Hunting
Seasons Are Made
LOCAL K ITEMS
University to Graduate
La rgest Class in History
Most Unpopular Man In Town
Heppner - Iardman Pro
ject Is Biggest.
0.-W. TO BE FINISHED
$3000 Is Spent to Improve Creek
Highway; Money Shortage
In accordance with the policy of
Morrow county commissioner! Ralph
Benge and L. P. Davidson, and Judge
W. T. Campbell, better highwayi for
Morrow county consistent with the
ability of the county to pay, road
work Is being pushed rapidly. The
biggest undertaking this year, ac
cording to Judge Campbell, is the
Heppner-Hardman market road, the
plana for which Include a .macadam
surface from Heppner to the steel
bridge at the Rugg place on Rhea
Camp A near the flendrix place
on Heppner flat will have the rock
crusher in operation this week, and
with nearly a mile of road ready to
receive the rock, rapid progress will
be made, is the hope of those in
The entire project to the Rhea creek
bridge involves an expenditure of ap
proximately $70,000, according to
Judge Campbell, and the distance
covered this year will depend some
what on what success the county has
in getting a right of way over Hepp
ner hill. It is planned to change the
course of the road in order to obtain
a better grade, and this necessitates
a new right of way. If the county
is not held up in this respect the
Judge believes the road can be com
pleted from Heppner to the Hendrix
place this year, although sufficient
money is not on hand to carry the
work farther. In carrying on this
market road work the county money
is matched 50-60 i-y the state.
The county has appropriated $3000
for grading the Willow creek road
above the Dexter place, and ft is the
hope of the court to have this road
in shape for heavy hauling in the
fall. The road program was neces
sarily cut short this year due to
shortage of funds, says Judge Camp
bell, and the court has to go slowly
until money conditions improve.
The state work in the county this
year, beside completing the Willow
creek highway, includes finishing the
Oregon-Washington highway to the
county line northeast of Heppner.
The construction of a bridge over
Willow creek near Heppner Junction
is holding up work on the lower end
of the Willow creek road somewhat,
at present, but it will soon be finish
ed and the macadam will be laid rap
idly. The completion of this stretch
of some eight miles will provide an
excellent water-bound macadam sur
faced road from Arlington to Hepp
ner. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH.
Lord's Day, April 29.
The Rosses are just getting start
ed in their splendid work in revival
effort. Their entire program is of a
high order; the attendance is good
and growing all the while. We are
planning for a great day Sunday, with
a minimum of 200 in the Bible School
and great services all day.
Bible School at 0:46 a. m.; note
the change in time, from 10. Preach
Ing by Brother Rons and Communion
at 11. The Rosa Company will hold
a service at Iexington nt 2:80 Sun
day afternoon. Christian Endeavor
here In the evening at 6 o'clock; note
the early hour; followed by concert,
song service and preaching by the
Ross Company. Evangelistic services
every evening except Saturday. Come
tnd meet with us in our splendid new
plant; it will help you. Brother
Ross' subjects are as follows :
Sunday, A. M., "The Lord's Supper."
P. M., "Can a Man be Saved Out of
Monday, "The Christian and His
Wednesday, "Our Citizenship."
Thursday, "Facing the Kingdom."
Friday, "Marks of the Lord Jesus."
Sunday, A. M., "The Church Beau
tiful." Monday, "Christian Unity."
Tuesday, "Shall I Heed the Call."
You are invited to come and wor
ship with us.
LEXINGTON CHURCH OF CHRIST.
A big day next Sunday. The reg
ular services will be followed by a
basket dinner. The lone and Hepp
ner people will fellowship with us
in this. The Ross Evangelistic Team
will furnish an afternoon service.
This will be a great treat to this
community and all aro invited to
The services for the dny will be
as follows: Bible School at 10. Com
munion and preaching nt 11. Sermon
subject, "The Lord's Supper." Banket
dinner as soon as "all things are
ready." The afternoon service will
be held about 2:30. Junior services
at 6:30, Senior Endeavor at 7. Eve
ning preaching services at 8.
Come and enjoy the day with us.
E. A. PALMER.
MEN FINED AT BOARDMAN
District Attorney S. E Notson ae
companied by Treasurer L. W. Briggs
in the Briggs car, went down to
Hoard man on Monday to hold court
for three men caught nulling without
a license. Two pled guilty at once
and were given the minimum line of
$25, The third party delayed plead
ing guilty until after nine of the
jurors were assembled, so was charg
ed $12 costs along with the $25 lino.
Treasurer Briggs transacted soma
business with the Bonrdmun school
district in connection with hit office
MASONS MEET THURSDAY.
Heppner Chapter No. 20, R. A. M.,
will confer the Royal Arch degree on
next Thursday evening. A banquet
will be had in the dining room at fit 30.
An enjoyable time ia promised all
companions who attend.
Open Date on Chinese Pheasants
Second to Third Week
Recommendations made recently by
the Pendleton Rod and Gun club to
the state game commission relative
to affecting changes In seasons for
hunting so that the opening dates of
the various seasons would be the same
in all sections of the state, were put
into effect by ruling established by
the commission laBt week at its meet
ing in Portland.
Most important was the change of
the open season on deer in all sec
tions of Oregon from August 20-October
31 to September lO-Otober 31.
The open season on Chinese pheas
ants was changed from October 16
31 to read in game district No. 2 from
the Becond Sunday in October to the
third Sunday in October, both dates
inclusive, and in game district No. 1
from the second Sunday in October
to the fourth Sunday in October, both
days inclusive, effective in all coun
ties where there is now an open sea
son. The open season on sage hens was
changed from July 15-31 to August
1-15 of each year, effective In all
counties of the state where there is
now an open season.
The open season on blue or sooty
grouse, ruffled grouse or native pheas
ants was changed from August 20
September 20 to September IG-Oct-ober
31 in all counties where there
is now an open Beason.
The open season on prairie chick
ens was closed in all sections of the
An open season was declared on
Hungarian partridges in Umatilla
county to run coincident with the
Chinese pheasant season, and all
birds killed to count In bag limit
with Chinese pheasants.
New County Agent
Located in Wyoming
Morrow county has found t man
for the county agent position, as a
result of a visit of F. L. Ballard, as
Histant state county spent leader, O.
A. C Corvallis, lust Monday night.
Arrangements were completed in a
conference with county officials, and
the man notified to come at one.
He ia now residing in Wyoming.
The county agent's office has been
somewhat up in the air Bince C. C.
Calkins resigned, said Judge W. T.
Campbell. The state was able to
place F. E. Price here only tempor
arily, and had not been able to locate
a successor until the present pros
pect was learned of.
Mr. Ballard returned below on
Tuesday morning's stage. v
Gather For Social
Social Ridge, district 63, Golden
West, dbtrict 6, and Clarks Canyon,
district lfi, gathered at the Social
Ridge school house last Sunday to
celebrate the closing of the Social
Ridge school for the year. Miss Fay
Heiny, teacher, held the closing exer
cises on Friday.
A combined program was given by
pupils of the three districts. This
was preceded by a bountiful feast at
one o'clock, ice cream and cake for
which was donated by patrons of the
Social Ridge school. Miss Anna
Heiny, teacher in district 6, reports
a most enjoynble time by all.
Junior Week-End At
0. A. C, May 10-12
Oregon Agricultural College, Cor
vallis, April 24. Plans for Junior
Week-end, Muy 10, 11 and 12, include
baseball games, athletic contests, a
formal dance, a canoe fete, vaude
ville stunts, and special services. Two
baseball games with the University of
Oregon have been arranged. One will
be played tin the afternoon May 11
and thn nthur KnturHnv ttinrnlno- Mb
1 Y Thn fnrroul Hun.a will k. Ct...
dny evening, May 12. The Richard
son three-year cup will be awarded
the canoe taking first prize in the
ERROR IN FIGURES MADE
In our write-up of the dedication
of the Christian church in the last
issue, we were made to say that the
sum realized at the morning service,
when donations for caring for the
indebtedness were called for, was in
excess of $11000, when it should have
been $K000, and the error was over
looked by the proof-reader. Tins sum
has been considerably augmented by
pledges and cash that has been com
ing in every day since, and the build
ing committee has hopes that $10.-
000 will be secured before the meet
ing now in progress in the new
church building closes.
JUDAY COTTAGE BURNS
A cottage situated on the highway
about one-fourth mile east of the
city limits belonging to Ray Juday
and others or the Judny heirs was
burned to the ground lust Sunday
night together with practically nil
its contents. The buildina at the time
was occupied by Ray Judny alone,
but nH we are unable to reach hin
other interested parties can give no
particulars. It is said Ray was badly
burned about the head and fare while
trying to extinguish the flames. The
house was insured for S100), we are
told. lone Independent.
RED CROSS MEETS.
Mabel C. Hlackmear, head of tho
Pacific division of the American Red
Cross, will meet the local chapter at
tho Red Cross headquarter. In the
I. O. O, F. building at 8 o'clock this
afternoon. All members are urged to
ho present. .
HODEO GROUNDS IMPROVED
Improvement of the Rodeo grounds
at Gentry field, I under way, Sur
veyor Kirsehncr having completed
the survey Monday. When completed
a good quarter-mile track, beside fen
cing and other Improvements will be
jib , e
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THOU6T OPMAKIN1 AFTER WE tPSlPfX'
, GARDEN CAUSE I woRKED TWO ?g? XlZZ ',' '"' f
MLpr ve started to HXJ( ctewiw tagjfc!- iS'fxI&ar l ' I
Protect the Forests
Is Plea This Week
National Campaign for Fire Preven
tion Now On; Carelessness of
Man Great Detriment.
Although the great majority of peo
ple who seek recreation in the for
ests of the Northwest undoubtedly
understand the dire results of care
lessness with fire in the woods, .the
fact remains, according to collected
data, that a large percentage of the
2127 forest fires in Oregon and 1624
in Washington during 1922 were man
caused. In fact, 77 of the Oregon
fires were due to man-made causes,
and 91 of those in Washington. It
is difficult to understand the mental
make-up of a man who throws away
a live cigarette butt, leaves an unex
tinguished camp fire, or tosses a burn
ing match into ther brush, if hm Is
aware of the fact that the direct loss
in 1922 from forest fires in these two
states alone was far in excess of two
million dollars, believe forest author
ities. Disregarding a small percent
age of incendiary fires, the answer
must be plain ignorance, or indiffer
ence, or the part of those responsi
ble, they say.
To overcome this ignorance and in
difference is the purpose of Forest
Protection Week, proclaimed by the
President for national observance
during the present week. On the sup
position that no one really wishes to
injure himself or others, private own
ers of timber, as wc'I as State Forest
ers and the Forest Service are par
ticularly interested at this time in
stressing the necessity of conserving
our timber by protecting it from the
waste resulting from forest fires. The
governors of many of the states, as
well as many mayors, have issued
proclamations calling for a special ob
servance of the week. Schools are
devoting time to a study of the im
portance of forests and are holding
special exercises appropriate to the
occasion. Special talks are being
made before clubs and organizations.
All this activity is more than mere
propaganda in the interest of some
pet scheme or theory, say promoters
of forest protection. It deals with
subject vital to everyone in this
country. It is a campaign against
ignorance in one of its harmful
forms. "Prevent Forest Fires It
Pays" should be the slogan adopted
by all during the week md then not
merely forgotten, but kept in mind
constantly throughout the year, is the
Coming as a surprise to their many
Heppner friends was the announce
ment this week of the marriage of
Miss Gwendolyn Darbee, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Darbee of this
city, to Mr. Ray M. Rogers, last Mon
day at Bend. Mr. Rogers, who was
with Minor and Company's store here
for many years, is now connected
with the firm of Lynch and Roberts
at Redmond, at which place the
young couple will make their home.
HULEY CAR BURNS.
The Nash car of Harry Huley
caught fire about 9:30 last night while
he was making some adjustments to
the engine on the highway just west
of the Charlie Valentine ranch above
Lexington. As near as Harry was
able to tell the fire was caused by a
short in the wiring system in the
dash board. Although the car was
badly wrecked by the flames, it is
thought that the engine is uninjured.
KU KLUX LECTURE GIVEN,
Rev. W, A. Gressman, pastor of the
Christian church of Pendleton, gave
the first of a series of Ku Klux Klan
lectures in the county at Lexington
last night. According to some local
attendants he gave a very fair and
liberal discussion of the principles of
the Klan, without malice toward any
sect or creed. He will lecture at lone
tonight and at Heppner tomorrow
C. E. UNION MEETS HERE,
The Willow Branch Union Christian
Endeavor, will hold a business meet
ing and social at Parnk Parker's lawn
one mile below town, on Saturday eve
ning, May 6, All members of the un
ion are Invited. This will be follow
ed on Sunday, May 6, with an all-day
rally at the new Christian church in
Heppner, Get ready for a great day,
all C, E.'s and friends, is the good
Last Thursday, the freshmen had
weinie roast up Balm Fork road.
That is, they Intended to roat their
weinies. We hear, however, that
someone else roasted them and got
the weinies. But our brave fresh
men were nothing daunted : they
merely proceeded to replenish their
supplies and enjoy themselves until
the bold marauders returned and
made a second attack, when they
thought best to disband. Neverthe
less, everyone, even the thieves who
helped themselves, retired with great
admiration for the freshmen and their
Great plans have been started for
the Junior-Senior banquet and the
grandest dinner ever known of in
the history of Heppner Hi will be
put on for the Class of 2$.
Regular night practice has begun
on the operetta now and it will be
put on about the eighth of May.
The story of the i;eretta is laid
on the obscure island of Hocus Pocus,
one of the Philippine group. On this
island lives a tribe of fierce native
Moros and pirates. The pirates pur
sue the yacht of J. Winner Luce and
his party until the yacht is finally
wrecked off the island. However, the
whole party escapes and reaches the
island in safety. Here Luce's daugh
ter Madeline is captured by the pir
ates and is wooed by the pirate chief.
She is already engaged to Cortlandt
Van Pressy of New York who is with
her on the trip. He is an insignificant
little millionaire. What does she do?
Oh, but that's the plot. Go to "The
Treasure Hunters" and see for your
self. -AND HOME CAME TED"
The popular comedy mystery, "And
Home Came Ted," by Walter Ben Hare
will be presented by the Juniors and
Seniors. This play is a very success
ful one by a well-known author.
The following excellent cast has
Skeet Kelly, the Clerk
Diana Garwood, the Heiress
- - Elaine Sigsbee
Miss Loganberry, the Spinster ...
Ira Stone, the Villain .... Keith Logan
Aunt Jubilee, the Cook
Mr. Man, the Mystery Carl Cason
Jim Ryker, the Lawyer....Alvin Boyd
Mollie Macklin, the Housekeeper....
Henrietta Darby, the Widow
Ted, the Groom Francis Doherty
Elsie, the Bride Dorothy Pattison
senator M'lorkle, the Father
GENTRY FIELD, SUNDAY, APRIL 29
Umatilla has one of the best teams in the
middle Columbia district and fans may de
pend on a good game.
EVERY FAN SHOULD BE THERE
Big Irrigation Meet
Is Held at Pasco
Columbia Basin Project Pushed by
Pacific Northwest Gathering
of 1000 Representatives
Spokane, Wash- April 25. The Pa
cific Northwest united to push the
Columbia Basm project recently at
Pasco where the second annual meet
ing of the Columbia Basin Irrigation
league was held. After four years of
work leading up to the investigation
of the project, nearly 1000 delegates
from three states gathered to attend
the league's meeting.
Meeting in Pasco, the community
builders of the big centers and the
farmers of the dry areas were linked
together by the vision of big things
from the Columbia Basin and the
ncrthwest when water comes. They
could see water turning 1,752,000
acres of dry land to cultivated areas
supporting more than 500,000 persons
and yielding $200,000,000 a year new
wealth to the nation.
Telegrams from Dr. Hubert Work,
secretary of the interior and General
Goethals were read to the delegates.
General Goethals said that he had
come to view the project as a doubter
but after seeing the country, examin
ing plans and estimates and visual
izing what would result from the
project when completed, he returned
an ardent convert.
Following the meeting trustees
from the various districts were elect
ed, by group meetings. The newly
elected trustees will meet in Port
land, May 3 to organize and elect
EMERALD MAKES CHANGES.
University of Oregon, Eugene, Ap
ril 24. At the beginning of the Spring
term, the staff of the Sunday Emer
ald, the Sunday edition of the Oregon
Daily Emerald, undergraduate daily,
made radical changes in both the
make-up and content of the paper.
Formerly the Sunday Emerald was
made up in the usual newspaper style
although stories and articles were of
a feature and literary style and com
position. The new make-up is mod
elled after the New York Times lit
The whole play is a "scream" with
complication following complication.
Then slowly, bit by bit, the en tang
ling mysteries of the plot are solved.
Don t miss itl
Since there are to be no more high
school base ball games, the different
classes have organized teams and a
series of interclass games are being
played. The Juniors and Seniors to
gether have a team and each of the
lower classes have one. The grades
also have a strong team.
Lawrence Redding was In town
from Eight Mile this morning await
ing news of the condition of his
father who was injured in an auto
mobile accident near his home. Long
Beach, Calif. A telegram stated that
no bones were broken but that he
sustained internal injuries.
Jack Mulligan drove over from Pen
dleton Wednesday evening and spent
part of today in the city on business.
He expected to go on to Condon this
afternoon. He is accompanied on the
trip by M. Davis, of the Brunswick
Mrs. Ray M. Rogers, nee Miss
Gwendolyn Darbee, is spending a few
days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Chester Darbee, in Heppner, before
joining her husband at Redmond,
where they will make their home.
Mrs. T. E. Chidsey departed this
morning for Vancouver, Wash,, where
she will visit for some time at the
home of a sister. She expects the
change in climate will also be bene
ficial to her health.
W. A. Richardson pulled in town
Tuesday evening from Hot Lake. He
has been spending some time at this
popular health resort treating for
rheumatism. He reports improvement
of his condition.
Mrs. Arthur Shaw of Cecil, who has
been quite sick at the Mrs. G. C. Ai
ken maternity home for some time,
is reported to be improving, and
hopes are now held for her complete
Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Ames and son
Houghton Ames, of Ellensburg, Wn.,
are guests at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Cohn. Mrs. Cohn is a
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ames.
After making the first visit to her
old home in 24 years, Mrs. Charles
Mallory returned to her present home
at Cascade Locks on Monday. She
was a guest at the Ball home.
Wayne S perry, of lone, was a guest
in the county bastiie over Sunday
night. County seat hospitality was I
extended through "Moonshine Bill" i
and Marshal Devin. j
Judge R. R. Butler, attorney of The
Dalles, who is associated with S. E.
Van Vactor, formerly of this city,
wsa a business visitor here Friday
Mrs. E. Ranck arrived in Heppner
last Friday from Kerry, Oregon,
where she has been living for some
time. She expects to resume her res
Miss Mary Chandler of Cecil un
derwent a successful operation at the
Heppner Surgical hospital last Sat
urday and is reported to be improv
Mff. Lena Snell Shurte made her
first trip to the Gurdane school last
week. She reports a very good school
being conducted there by Mr. Mc
Donald. W. Cleveland, south Heppner far
mer, who has been suffering an at
tack of influenza, is reported suffi
ciently recovered to be on his feet
Miss Glendore Blakely, a nurse of
Portland, was in the city the first of
the week, in consultation with Mrs.
Lulu Johnson, county health nurse.
Rhea Luper was up from Salem the
first of the week attending to busi
ness matters, and visiting at the
home of his father, James Luper,
Mrs. Martin Reid, who underwent
a serious operation at the Moore hos
pital Friday, is reported by Dr. Mc
Murdo to be improving rapidly.
Mrs. Alex Hunt, who had been con
fined to the Moore hospital for some
time was able to return to her home
near Lexington Friday.
FOOD SALE The women of the
Christian church will hold a cooked
food sale at Humphreys Drug store
Saturday, April 28.
Miss Blanche Shinn of Lexington
was successfully operated on for ap
pendicitis at the Heppner Surgical
C. W. Shurte departed this after
noon for Portland. He expects to
resume his work on the road as trav
Francis A. McMenamin spent a
short time in the city Monday on
business. He is now practicing law
C. H. Latourell returned to Hepp
ner Wednesday evening after spend
ing a few days in Boardman.
W. O. Hill, cashier of the Lexing-
tion State bank, was a business vis
itor in the city Monday.
Professor Kellogg and wife were
Lexington visitors in Heppner Sat
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Huston of Eight
Mile, visited in the city for a short
time on Friday,
Jack Hynd was a business visitor
in Heppner Tuesday evening from bis
Mr. and Mrs, A. L. Ayers returned
Monday from a two week's visit in
E. S. Ac ke nil an, editor of the lone
Independent, was in the city Satur
W. Pruitt Cox was down from his
Balm Fork ranch on Wednesday,
Jas. Carty was in town Tuesday
from his Wells Springs ranch.
ECHO TO HAVE FESTIVAL
A big spring festival is being plan
ned for at Echo, tomorrow, says the
Echo News. The program will start
off with a barn-yard golf tourna
ment (better known as horseshoes)
and will include a school pageant,
basket dinner, address, baseball game
between Butter Creek and Echo
teams and other athletic events, be
side a two-performance picture show.
BOARDMAN FACTORY ASSURED
Reports from Boardman indicate
that enough farmers have joined to
gether to aid the cheese factory to
assure its operation. It is hoped to
have it going in the very near fu
ture. This project had been started
last year but due to lack of cooper
ation fell through for a time.
Dr. Henry B. Ward of U. of Illinois
to Be Speaker; Visitors to
Install Sigma Xi
University of Oregon, Eugene, April
24. Approximately 350 seniors will
be graduated from the University of
Oregon on Commencement Day, June
25, a marked increase over the num
ber in former graduating classes, ac
cording to Carlton Spencer, registrar.
The 1922 graduating class numbered
256. The total numbers in other re
cent classes were: 1921, 226; 1920,
200; 1919, 144; 1918, 164; 1917, 137;
1916, 123, and 1915, 107.
Dr. Henry B. Ward, professor of
zoology at the University of Illinois
and national president of Sigma Xi,
honorary science society, will be the
Commencement speaker at the Uni
versity. Dr. Edward Ellery, dean of
the faculty of Union College, Schen
ectady, N. Y., and national secretary
of Sigma Xi, will deliver the Bacca
laureate sermon, June 24. His topic
will be, "The Spiritual Evolution of
Dr. Ward is a graduate of Williams
College and Harvard and was dean of
the school of medicine of the Univer
sity of Nebraska before he joined the
Illinois faculty. He was formerly
president of the Association of Am
erican Medical Colleges, and has
written widely on scientific subjects.
Both the visitors will install the
Oregon chapter of Sigma Xi while at
the University. The installation cer
emony will take place in the Wom
an's building on the afternoon of
June 22. The Sigma Xi banquet will
be held in the evening.
Saving of Moisture
Essential to Crops
Conservation of moisture In the
soil is important at this season of
the year when evaporation begins to
exceed rainfall, says W. L. Powers.
head of the O. A. C. experiment sta
tion department of soils. Late spring
plowing will be facilitated by discing
beforehand. Evaporation will be
checked by such a procedure and
vegetable matter will be incorporated
with the soil.
All plowed ground should be work
ed down promptly after mid-April.
Rainfall may be sufficient up to April
20 to re saturate the larger storage
space provided by the addition of
organic matter and deep cultivation.
Discing will pack and firm the fur
row slice while the spike-tooth har
row will smooth the surface. Less
evaporation escapes from a level sur
face. Control of weeds and the establish
ment of a soil mulch are important
in moisture storage. An ideal mulch
is two and a half to three inches deep
and should contain soil crumbs of
some fine material in sizes from a
pea to a hickory nut and some finer
material. To be effective the soil
must be dry through this depth of
A crumbly mulch is more effective
than a dust mulch. It is less inclined
to run together when showers occur,
resists wetting from below, permits
aeration and tends to trap rain water.
O. A. C. Experiment Station.
Petition Is Signed
More than a month in advance of
when referendum petitions must be
filed with the Secretary of State,
more than the required number of
signatures were easily obtained to the
referendum petition referring the
oleomargarine and condensed milk
bill to the people of the state.
This means that the law passed by
the last legislature prohibiting the
manufacture and sale of margarin
containing vegetable oils, shall be
suspended until a year from this No
vember when it will be submitted to
the people of the state.
In Washington where a similar bill
was passed at the last legislature and
where 24,000 signatures must be ob
tained, three times as many as are
required in Oregon, no difficulty was
encountered in getting the required
number of signatures.
Advocates of the bill describe it as
health measure because margarin
contains no vitamine A. Opponents
of the bill reply that neither does
butter contain vitamine s B or C and
yet no one would advocate the aboli
tion of butter for that reason.
Disinterested dieticians have said
that the man or woman who drinks
normal amount of milk and eats a
normal amount of leafy vegetables
and eats margarin has a well balanced
Margarin is manufactured and sold
in every civilized country in the
world. The American army in France
during the war lived on margarin.
CARD OF THANKS.
We take this manner of express
ing our sincere thanks to all those
who so kindly assisted us during the
illness and death of my beloved fath
er. Emma M. C. Breshears,
Chas. H. Breshears,
Marie, Vera and Helen Breshears.
BISHOP HERE SUNDAY.
Bishop William P. Remington, of
the eastern Oregon diocese of the
Episcopal church, with headquarters
at Baker, will make his first visit to
Heppner next Sunday. He will hold
regular services morning and eve
Neighbors of Wood
craft, Maple Circle
259, will hold a win
dow sale at Humph
reys Drug Store on
Saturday, May 5th.
Blow-Up in Fifth Decides
FEW ERRORS MADE
Hotkey and Brooch ton Hold Batters
to Few Rita; Rletmann and
With two down, three balls and
two strikes on him, and one man on
base, Roekey, for lone, started a boom
by lining out a clean two-bagger over
the center-fielder's head, which re
sulted in four tallies before Heppner
could recover her equilibrium and pot
a stop to it, on Gentry field Sunday.
This happened in the fifth inning and
aside from this "fatal fifth" the game
was scoreless. Both teams played
air-tight ball and but few errors were
made, lone making her scores on
earned hits. Although the day was a
bit eold for best playing, there was
a large crowd of local fans present as
well as many from lone and neigh
The game was almost free of spec
tacular playing, except on one oc
casion, when Paul Aiken, right field
for the locals, brought the stands to
their feet by making a long run to
pull a high fly out of the air at arm's
length. Most of the time, however,
there was no occasion for fast field'
ing, for when the batters did connect
with the ball it was knocked within
easy fielding distance. Heppner had
especially hard luck in this way, be
ing able to place but few hits, and
the local fans were well convinced
that it was their "Jonah" day.
Rockey, mound man for lone,
seemed to have the locals "on his hip"
for by changing his pace between
slow out-carves and hard straight
balls, he had them fanning the air
most of the time. Archie Cochran,
Ione's veteran catcher, did good work
in upholding him. Heppner's lanky
pitcher, Broughton, also had the Egg
City lads swinging wildly very often,
by his speed and good control. Ex
cept for the "fatal fifth" when he
seemed to lose his head just a little.
Broughton pitched good ball. "Chap
py" King received him well, besides
holding the base runners close to
Other players who loomed up some
what above the others in covering
their positions, were "Dutch" Rlet
mann, first sacker, and Glock, second
baseman, for lone. "Dutch" did his
usual good work in grabbing the ball
out of the ozone, oftimes stretched
at full length from the bag, while
Glock did exceptionally pretty work
picking up hot grounders and throw
ing out runners.
The Heppner boys showed by their
good fielding Sunday that they have
no mean aggregation, and with more
practice will hold their own with any
of the "bush" teams, believe those
who saw the game. They show a lack
of batting practice, but it is thought
this will be overcome. Next Sunday's
game has been scheduled here with
Umatilla, and the locals are going
out to redeem themselves.
Mather and Ulbright upheld the
O. Rietmann 1st
Score: lone 4; Heppner 0.
Struck out:' by Rockey 8;
Base on balls: off Rockey 3; off
Time of game: 1 hour, 35 minutes.
COUNTY SCHOOL NOTES.
The state eighth grade examination
wilt be held May 10 and 11.
High school graduating exercises
will be held at Hardman May 10, Lex
ington May 16, and Boardman May
The Hale Ridge school, district 49,
Miss Frieda Wilder teacher, has ex
tended its term two weeks.
District 28, known as the Four Mile
school, and taught by Miss Melissa M.
Horgott. has extended the length of
its term one month.
M rs. Augusta Neal opened the
spring session of the Burton valley
school March 26-
UMATILLA VS. HEPPNER.
The Umatilla ball club will cross
bats with the locals on Gentry field
Sunday. This arrangement was made
in lieu of the game at Hoardman,
which was called off on account of
the inability of several local players
to make the trip. Manager VanMar
ter has been very successful in litung
up games for the Heppner team, and
promises a snappy exhibition on this
RESTAURANT TO MOVE.
Ed Chinn, proprietor of the Elk
horn restaurant, reports that the re
niodiling in the Odd Follows building
is progressing rapidly, and that he
should be able to muve into the new
location within two week. He ex
pects to have everything in the new
place in the best of shape for con
ducting a first class eating place.
FISHING SEASON OPENS
With the opening of tnu fishing
season on April 13, Hfppner anglers
have been polishing their poks and
discing tackle out of the attic, in pre
paration for a concerted attack on
the "imnie" kingdom. LuVwrnv Van
11 after trivd his luck the UrH of the
week and report. a coup of nix bau
POINTER KKSlti.NS PASTORATE
James A. Pointer, furmerly of Isl
ington and for the Iat yvttr pastor
of the Enterprise Chrtitian church,
has handed in his rwH.tfnailun to that
congregation. He will leave t soon
a a successor can be located, and
will take up work at the fcugne Bible