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    Historic Society.
The Gazette-Times
Volume 42, Number 39.
Subscripion $2.00 Per Year
Morrow and Umatilla
Teachers to Meet
at Pendleton.
Good Talent Secured for Instruction;
Two Local Men Included; At
tendance la Compulsory.
A joint teachers inatitute for Mor
row and Umatilla countiea will be
held in the high achool building at
Pendleton, Monday and Tuesday, Oc
tober 26 nad 27, according to an
nouncement from the office of Helen
M. Walker, superintendent of schools
for Morrow county. A large number
of competent instructors for the full
two-day program have been arranged
for by Mrs. Walker-and J. A. Yeager,
the Umatilla superintendent, and a
auccessful institute ia looked forward
to. Mrs. Walker announces that it
ia compulsory upon all Morrow coun
ty teachers to attend.
Two local instructors are scheduled
for classes on the prograjn. James
M. Burgess, superintendent of the
Heppner schools will conduct two
classes in "Achievement Tests," and
B. R. Finch, eighth grade instructor
and athletic coach, will administer the
aubjoct, "High School Athletica."
Other instructors include:
C, A. Howard, superintendent of
schools, Marshneld, Ore.; W. G. Beat
tie, Rural Department, Oregon Nor
mal; Miss Emma Hcnkle, Primary
Critic, Oregon Normal; Alfred Pow
ers Oregon, University; H. C. Sey
muor, State Club Leader; Marie Con
nelly, Educational Dept., Oregon Tu
berculosis Assn.; H. E. Inlow, super
intendent Pendleton schools; F. E.
Dunton, Laurel Book Company; Miss
A. G. Hall, county librarian.
PROGRAM -Monday,
October 26.
Opening Exercises and An
Address, "The Scientific Point
of View," Howard.
10:00 Singing by audience, Edward
J. Warren, leader.
' Primary "Reading." Mibs
Intermediate and Advanced
"Reading," Beattie. '
, High School-"Standards for
Grading." Howard.
10:46 Sectional:
Primary "Reading," Mies
Intermediate and Advanced
"Standard Tests," Inlow
High School "Athletics,"
11:30 Business Session, Local Units
O. 8. T. A.
.Umatilla Teachers, Assem
bly Room, O. C. Hadley,
Morrow Teachers, Room 4.
Solo, J. N. Scott.
General Address, Beattie.
"The Use of the County Li
brary," Miss Hall.
Primary "Reading," Miss
Intermediate and Advanced
"Standard Tests," Inlow
High School "The Failing
Student," Howard.
General Address, "The New
Health. Educational Program,"
7:00-9:00 Open House to Teachers
at County Library.
Tueaday, October 27.
Opening Exercises and An
General Address, Beattie.
Primary "Reading," Miss
Intermediate and Advanced
"Fitting the School to
the Child," Inlow.
High School "Aims in Sec
ondary Education," How
10:30 Sectional:
Primary "Language," Miss
Intermediate and Advanced
"Achievement Tests
High School Powers.
11:15 Canning Demonstration by
Bessie lloon and Benle Stark,
Champion Canning Team of
Discussion of Boys' and Girls"
Club Work, Seymour.
Solo, Mra. Anna Compton
General Address, Powers.
Primary-"Arlthmetlc," Miss
Intermediate and Advanced
"Reading," Beattie.
High School "Achievement
Testa," Burgess.
Primary "Spelling," Miss
Intermediate and Advanced
"Reading," Dunton.
High School Powers.
Announcements: All general sessions
will meet in the auditorium. The
departments will meet as follows:
Primary, room 1, Mrs, Howard
Drew, chairman; Intermediate and
advanced, E, E. Arent, chairman
High School, Stillman Dempsey,
chairman. Mlaa Rose Hamilton will
act as secf'otary of the institute
All sessions aro open to the public.
Committees Morrow County: Reso
lutions, J. M. Burgess, Fred Kelly
C. N. Beardsley; Nominating, Wm
Meidinger, Donnld Black, O. B
. Kraus; Membership, Lilian C, Tur
nor, Mrs. Walter Cochran, Both
Umatilla County: Resolutions
Elmer F. Goodwin, Alice M. Ken
yon. E. LnGrnnde Cherry. C. K
' Ovorhulso; Nominating, Austin
Landreth, A. C. Voclkor, Howard
James; Membership, F. C. FlUpnt-
rlck, H, R. Spelts, E. E, Hurley.
M ANY of Heppner'f sportsmen
having returned from the timber
with their quota of deer meat,
they are today dragging out their
shotguns, rubbing off the auramer
coating of preservative grease and
hitting for the aage brush and
wheat and alfalfa fields. And af
fr a year's depredations, running
around scot free in hordes, Mr.
Chinese Pheasant today started
for cover.'
Yes, the season opened today,
and once again the battle between
pointer and setter is on. Mayhap,
the one which outdoes the other
will be decided on the corner
bench after the chase is over. Any
way. China meat will be the lead
er on the menu at many local ta
bles for a week.
Van Marter's Chief haa been
showing signs of restlessness nigh
unto a month, and no doubt his
joy will be supreme on again being
permitted to point 'em out.
Members of Ruth Chapter No. 32,
O. E. S., to the number of 16 motored
to lone on Tuesday evening, where
they were the guests of honor at a
meeting of Locust chapter of that
city. After the regular lodge meet
ing, refreshments and a general good
social time were the order, the guests
returning home feeling that they had
been right royally entertained by
their neighbors of Locust chapter.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Turner have com
pletcd their new residence on the farm
on Swaggart Buttes and now have a
very modern home." They expect,
however, to make their home In Hepp
ner for the winter, and the farm will
be in charge of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Smethurst who recently arrived from
Astoria and are now caring for the
Turner farm,
Mr. and Mrs. George Curran of Es
tacada are visiting at Heppner. being
on their return home from a trip
into Idaho, where they enjoyed vis
iting with relatives at various places.
Their son Hugh Curran brought them
over from Pilot Rock and they have
been spending several days at the
farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Prewitt
Miss Charlotte Brown, who has
been spending a number of weeks in
Heppner in the interests of the re-
igtous educational program of the
Episcopal church, is in Pendleton this
week. Mist Brown expects to return
here and continue with the work she
is undertaken.
Mrs. Hansom Hughes and" Mrs.
Florence Paul departed on Friday
ast for The Dalles. Mrs. Hughes is
spending the week in The Dalles, vis-
ting with friends and relatives, while
Mrs. Paul went on to Portland. The
adfea expect to return home Sunday.
Dr. M. A. Leach came in from the
mountain camp last evening, where
with several others he has been
pending the past ten days deer hunt-
ng. He departed for his home at
Pendleton this morning.
After a day or two of hunting in
the mountains, Thomas Beymcr of
Hinton creek returned home the first
of the week with a fine five point
buck. Dressed, the deer weighed three
hundred pounds.
County Commissioner Davidson was
n the city Tuesday from his home at
one. He was called here to look af
ter a little business in county court
pertaining to road matters.
The freshmen were victorious in
the annual pennant scrap held on the
school grounds last Friday, since they1
were In possession of the coveted
piece of green curtain when the final ;
whistle was blown. i
The fight, which was carried on he-
fore and after school and during the
noon hour, was governed by a code
drawn up by the student council. Any
contestant caught slugging or hitting
was immediately taken out of the
Girls of the domestic science class
served sandwiches, chocolate and
cookies to the freshman scrappers at
noon, and in the evening the sopho
more girls provided their warrior
classmates with vast quantities of
food, while the exciting events of the
day were retold and scratches and
bruises compared.
There will be a football game Sat
urday afternoon at 2:30 between Con
don and Heppner on Gentry field, the
lineup to be as follows:
E. Doherty, center; K. Merritt, left
guard, H. Evans, left tackle, O. Par
ker, left end; J. Thompson, right
guard; E. Merritt, right tackle; R.
Tush, right end; C. Sprouls, quarter;
L. Schwarz, left half; J. Stout, right
half; P. Aiken, full.
E. Bucknum, a substitute, will piny
part of the game in. R. Tash's place.
B. Bucknum, also a substitute, will
piny part of the game in E. Merritt'sJ
Duck Lee has been appointed bunt
ness manager of athletics for the
year. He ordered about one hundred
posters which are 14 by 22 inches.
They hnve different pictures on hein
of football men in action. Duck will
post about 24 of these at different
places in town before each game.
The freshman class of "29 will be
initiated Saturday night. The initia
tion will bogin in the basement of
the high school at 7 o'clock.
The committees appointed by the
sophomore clnss to take charge of the
initiation are: girls, Mildred Green,
chairman, Znfda Tosh, Murgnrct
Smith and Florence Bergstrom; boyij,
Gerald Slocum, chairman, John Fur
ley and Bobby Turner. The juniors
are the clean-ups and the seniors
hnve charge of the entertainment and
Last Thursday the biology class
went on a field trip for the purpose
County Court met in regular ses
sion at the Court House in Heppner,
Oregon, on Wednesday, October 7,
1925, with all officers present, when
were had the following:
Court approved and ordered paid,
continued or denied elaims as pre
sented to the Court as per notations
on the face thereof.
Court made a resolution in regard
to the Market Road over the Milton
R. Morgan lands and the necessity
for the road over the aame.
Court made an order authorizing
a aale of $100,000 of road bonds for
Nov. 10, 1925, for not to exceed 5
interest at public aale.
The petition of R. W. Turner and
others for the vacation of a part of
a county road was approved.
The Court appointed W. A. Mc
Carty aa constable for the Hardman
Aid was granted to J. C. Walker of
(20.00 per month.
: The Court on October 14, 1925, made
la resolution authorizing and direct
i the District Attorney to prepare and
file complaint against Milton R. Mor
gan for right of way purposes over
his land for the lone-Gooseberry
Market Road.
The following were appointed as a
Budget Committee for consideration
of the 1926 Budget: Leonard Carlson,
Lucy Jarmon, Dwight Misner, C. G.
Wright, C. H. Erwin and Jesse Lower.
The following claims were paid:
C. B. Orai, Sealer I 12.79
F. E. Parker, No. 19 11.20
F. Nixon, No. 16 '. 74.00
A. J. Chaffee, Overseer 75.00
Lydia Ritchie, Wid. Pen 10.00
Dorothy Patterson, Wid. Pen. 10.00
M. E. Zochert, Wid. Pen 10.00
Rebecca Knight, Wid. Pen 25.00
Jess Kirk, Poor 25.00
Henry Cramer, Poor 25.00
Ida Fletcher, Poor 16.00
Protective Society, Donation 60.00
N. A. Macomber, Election 6.00
J. C. Walker, Election 3.00
J. B. Adams, Election 3.65
Leach Bros., Election 5.00
T. H. Lowe, Election 6.00
Heppner Tranafer Co., Elec
tion 2.25
Glass & Prudhomme Co.,
Election 106.73
M. A. Frye, Election 8.2R
J. F. Gorham, Sheriff - 60.65
Geo. McDuffee, Sheriff M 10
Pac. Tel. & Tel. Co., Cur. Ex. , 30.46
S. E. Notson, County Court .. 17.45
Irwin-Hodson Co., Clerk 6.38
Gazette-Times, Office 111.70
W. B. Tucker, Sheriff 15.00
Kilham Co., Office J7.39
Currey Printing Co., Treas. 1.80
Bushong A Co., Supt - 123.65
H. M. Walker, Supt. 46.05
J. C. Walker, Poor 20.00
Wm. Wilson, Poor 10.00
J. S. Baldwin, Poor 6.00
Phelps Grocery Co., Poor .... 4.60
Gilliam & Biebee, Ct. Hse 16.15
Sam Hughes Co., Ct. Hse 12.67
Standard Oil Co., Ct. Hse 1.S3
Heppner Light Co., Ct. Hse. 63 40
M. D. Clark, CU Hse 2.20
A. L. Cornett, Just. Ct. 36.80
Thomson Bros., Jail 9.00
E. F. Rader, Rebate 37.72
J. W. Stevens, No. 20 86.60
R. L. Bongc, County Court .... 23.00
G. A. Bleakman, County CU 68.29
L. P. Davidson, County Ct 78.05
F. Engelman, Market Road .... 6.00
E. R. Lundell, Market Road 8.09
C. V. Hopper, Market Road .. 11.60
(Continued on Page Four)
of collecting insects for study in the
laboratory. Some of the insects that
were found were: bees, beetles, yel
low bugs, lady bugs, June bugs, skip
pers, flies of ail sorts, grass hoppers,
ants, wasps, moths, butterflies, mil
lers and various others. They were
examined in the laboratory and re
ports made on each one.
Last Sunday Jim Thomson, Bob
Tash, Clifford Driscoll and John Tur
ner drovft to Pendleton to see Jack
Hynd, a former Heppner high stu
dent who is now attending Pendleton
high school and playing football on
the Petdleton first team.
The first official initiation of the
Arion literary society occurred Fri
day afternoon in the high school as
sembly. The ten new members per
formed various antics upon the stage.
Valma Fell gave an impersonation in I
which she acted the parts of villian,
heroine and hero. Orrin Bisbee and
Ruth Furlong Yendered a farce, de-1
Dieting the troubles of a henpecked I
husband. Letha Hiatt gave an oration
upon "Why Negroes are Black." Bob
by Turner serenaded a picture. Ellis
Thomson, Patricia Muhoney and Paul
Htsler were supposed to impersonate
Uncle Walt, Aunty Blossom and Skee-
zix, but Paul got stage fright and
withdrew. His place was taken by an
other initiate. Lucile McDuffee gave
a recitation. The other part of this j
initiation will be carried out next
Friday night, under the direction of
Znida Tash and Mnrjorie Clark,
The sophomores held a candy mak
ing party at the home of Margaret
Smith last Monday. The girls had
several plates of candy made but
while everybody was leaving one of
the upper classmen rushed in and
made off with a large platter of di-1
vinity. Despite this fact the class
had enough candy to sell.
Several hundred windshield stick
ers have been ordered by the high
school for snle Inter on. They will be !
disposed of to students and towns
people at a dollar for fifty.
Tryouts for the cast of the senior
play "Hold that Line, Jimmy," were
held Monday night. The full cast
has not been named as yet.
The members of the freshman Eng
lish class are now starting to read
their first classic. It is Scott's "Lady
of the Lake.
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Little Daughter Dies
. Following Operation
Following an operation for appen
dicitis at the Heppner Surgical hos
pital. Mollie Carrol, the little daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Chris. Brown, re
siding some six mlies west of Hepp
ner, died on Saturday afternoon. The
operation was on Friday and for a
time considered very successful. A
turn for the worst came suddenly on
Saturday afternoon, however, and the
little girl soon passed away.
Mollie was aged 7 years, 2 months
and 25 days. She had been a sufferer
for some time and was very ill when
taken to the hospital. Funeral serv
ices were held on Monday morning at
9:30 at the Christian church, and
were largely attended by sympathetic
friends and neighbors. Albyn Esson,
pastor, delivered a short address and
the remains were tenderly laid away
in the cemetery on the hill.
Little Mollie was greatly beloved
by all who knew her and the parents
are left heartbroken. In their great
sorrow they have the tender sympa
thy of their friends in this commun
Following the regular lodge meet
ing at I. O. 0. F. hall on tomorrow,
Friday, evening, the Rebekahs will
have a social session. A suitable
program will be rendered, and follow
ing a .general social hour refresh
ments will be served. There should
be a large attendance of the mem
bership. Lost Bunch of keys in blue leath
er case. Return to this office. Re
asic him - Smith cetctJ ' ' S V
Star Theater
Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 20 & 21
Paul Leicester Ford's thrilling lovo story of the American
Revolution. The lure of romance and the thrill of patriotism.
A drama to stir Americans to the depths of their being.
A story for young and old, who not only like a thrilling
tale, but believe in the traditions and future of America.
The heroes of '76 come back to life.
A vivid and accurate reproduction of the
stirring days of the Revolution.
"No more brilliant achievement in historical romance has
ever been exhibited. It will be remembered for yeara by those
who see It. Miss Davics even better than In "Little Old New
York' and "Knighthood." New York Times.
The Boston Tea Party Paul Revere's Ride Lexington
Patrick enry Washington Crossing the Delaware The Battle
of Trenton Franklin at the Court of Versailles Valley Forge
Lord Howe's Ball Yorktown Mount Vernon The Surren
der of Cornwallis.
"Every American ought to see it." General Robert Lee
Children 25c, Adults 50c. Show Starts at 7 :30
All grade and high school students admitted for 25c regardless
of site, age, complexion, politics, religion or
disposition. All should aee It.
Reduced Prices on Flour in Quantity Lots.
Brown Warehouse Co.
VlT AklY
Jones and Buschke
Sponsor Beef Shoot
A rifle target shoot will be held at'
the Jeff Jones farm on Rhea creek
Thursday, Oct. 22, with cuts of fresh
beef as prizes, according to announce
ment made this week by Bill Busch
ke, who with Mr. Jones is sponsoring
the shoot. Mr. Buschke stated that
the field is open for all makes and
sizes of rifles, and he extended an
urgent invitation to all Heppner nim
rods to participate.
"This will be a dandy opportunity
for many Heppner sports who came
back from their deer hunfs empty
handed to get some good fresh meat,"
Bill declared. Five first prizes will
be offered, consisting of four quarters
of beef and the hide. Targets will be
choBen by participants at the shoot
Mr. Buschke said an excellent range
would be provided, and promised a
royal time to all who attend. Shoot
ing will start at 10:30 a. m.
Albyn Esson of Albany, a minister
for long years in the Christian church
has been secured as pastor of the
church at Heppner, and began his
work here last Sunday. The arrange
ments between Mr. Esson and the
church here are somewhat temporary
but he experts, to fill the pulpit at
this place until the first of the year,
at any rate, at which time more per
manent plans will be completed, ling
ular services will be held on hunday
as usual, with Mr. Esson in charge
and preaching both morning and eve
ning. Bible school at 0:46,
D. H. Grabill, pioneer resident of
lone, was transacting business in the
city this morning. We acknowledge
a pleasant visit with Mr. Grabitl.
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Nimrods Return Laden
With Trophies of Hunt
Seven men, brave and true, left
Heppner ten days ago for the tall
timber, their destination being some
where in the Blue mountains out be
yond Ukiah. On Monday evening
these seven men returned to Heppner
with seven buck deer1 one each as
trophies of the hunt.
The company consisted of Dave
Wilson, Bub Clark, Lave me Van
Marter, Bemie Gaunt, Martin Reid,
Pete Shively and Jack Terry. The
fastnesses of the mountains out
about Desolation creek was where
they pitched their tents, and then
the quest for the game began, with
success crowning their efforts. The
hunting was good, though it rained
some, and Van Marter states that he
was laid up in bed for two or three
days, sick, and could not get into ac
tion as promptly as the others. Not
withstanding this handicap, he gath
ered in his quota and has two deer
heads to his credit.
Mrs. Chester Darbee and Mrs. R.
W. Morse will be hostesses to the
ladies of the American Legion Aux
iliary at their regular meeting Mon
day, Oct Id, at Bethel chapel. Come
prepared to sew. Mrs. Walter Moore,
XxMidseason .showing of coata and
dresses at the Curran Hat Shoppe
next Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
and Saturday, Oct. 21, 22, 21 and 24.
Dr. Haylor, Eye Special
1st, in Heppner October
23 and 24.
This is the accepted name of a con
tagious disease and is one that can
be communicated by one person to
another either by contact with dis
eased persons or through water, milk,
air, clothes or any other intermediary
agent whatsoever, and that may be
the cause of death.
"Should every citizen be able to rec
ognize diseases?
Only in a general way. He should
know the common signs, but he should
never attempt to diagnose or treat.
Diagnosis and treatment require ex
pert knowledge.
What should one do when suspic
ious symptoms appear?
Call in an expert on diseases.
Prompt treatment may prevent a long
What are the main dangerous com
municable diseases jn the State of
Diphtheria, measles, scarlet fever,
smallpox, typhoid fever, tuberculosis
and whooping cough.
Which of these diseases are entire
ly preventable?
Smallpox, diphtheria and typhoid
fever. Smallpox can be prevented by
vaccination repeated every 6 to 7
years. Diphtheria can be prevented
by immunization with toxin-antitoxin.
Typhoid fever can be prevented
by sanitation and inoculation with
anti-typhoid vaccine repeated every
three years.
How can we attempt fb prevent the
By prompt isolation of the individ
ual showing suspicious symptoms
and by taking every precaution
against exposure.
What should a physician or house
holder do when a case of dangerous
communicable disease occurs under
his chnrge?
Report it to the health officer Im
mediately. What is the duty of the health of
ficer? Investigate the case if nec senary,
placard the premises, enforce quar
antine and report to the Oregon State
Board of Health,
Closing of Caps in Butter Creek
District Is Topic; Many
Will Attend.
A meeting- of the Butter Creek
Highway association will be called
promptly at 3 p. m. Sunday, October
18, at Pine City, according to a bul
letin issued this week by J. Perry
Conder, president. The object of the
meeting will be discussion of lo
cal road problems, with the imme
diate view of finishing the macadam
from Pine City to Lena, and a dis
cussion of good roads in general, says
Mr. Conder, who states also that this
meeting haa the good will of the
county courts of Morrow and Uma
tilla countiea.
Following is the program to be car
ried out aa nearly aa possible. At
the last meeting of the association
nearly all of these organizations had
delegations present and speakera rep
resented each community.
Objects of the meeting, stated by the
First Things First," Echo Commer
cial Club.
Neighbors Together," Stanficld. Com
mercial Club.
"In the Midst of Things," Hermiston
Commercial Club.
"Where Land and Water Meet," Uma
tilla Commercial Club.
"Our Need, Your Opportunity," Irrl-
The Little Butter Creek End of the
Road," Lena.
"The Big Butter Creek End of the
Road," Vinson and Gurdane.
"Our Contribution," Alpine.
the Lexington-Jarmon Eoad," Lex
ington. "Closing of the Gaps," Heppner Com
mercial Club.
"Last But Not Least," Pendleton Com
mercial Association.
The county courts, forestry men,
the state market road department,
have all been invited to have repre
sentatives present and speak. The
county roadmaster at Morrow county,
W. L. McCaleb, has consented to lead
this discussion. Perhaps no one
knows more of the road situation
than the fellow who tramps over the
road and surrounding country with
a surveying crew and outfit and then
has the responsibility of directing the
construction of these mountain trails
and roads, saya Mr. Conder.
If the time allows after these dis
cussions, there will be a set of lan
tern slides and pictures showing by
way of contrast, a few bad roads, but
dealing mostly with good roads, their
blessings to society and how to make
them. The lantern slides are fur
nished by the extension division of
the University of Oregon.
The reports of committees, resolu
tions and business session will be
very Bhort. These meetings, from the
very first, have been educational and
inspirational and this one should be
no exception, Mr. Conder states.
F. M. Broady, formerly residing
near Morgan in this county, is here
this week from his home at Wallowa,
Oregon, looking after businesa Inter
ests. Mr. Broady is still the owner
of the farm on lower Willow creek
where he lived many years before go
ing to Wallowa county.
Joseph Eskelson' is in town today.
He has been spending some time at
Lexington looking after his business
affairs. Mr. Eskelson makes his home
at Salem but is always glad to get
back to Morrow county and visit the
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Helms of Echo
were visitors in this city on Wed
nesday. Dr. Haylor, Eye Specialist of Port
land, in Heppner October 23 and 24.
What is the function of the Ore
gon State Board of Health in the
control of dangerous communicable
The State Board of Health receives
and records all disease reports sent
by health officers throughout the
state In such a way that there is im
mediately available an accurate rat
ing of conditions in the state. All
epidemics are investigated and local
authorities are assisted and advised
in regard to control measures.
What is quarantine?
T)v niiBrintina ia tnnntit tVia a he v
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iuie Closing oi me nouse ana no per-
mitting anyone to enter or leave
except medical attendants.
What is isolation?
By isolation it is meant that the
patient and attendants shall be iso
lated in a part of house away from
other members of the family. No
one except attendants shall be per
mitted to enter or leave this part of
the house. Other members of the
household shall be permitted to go
about their regular business.
What should teachers do when pu
pils show symptoms of dangerous
communicable disease?
Send them home at once and
promptly notify the health officer.
Alt exposed children should continue
school unless otherwise ordered by
the health officer. All chid re n should
be carefully watched by the teacher
or nurse for symptoms.
Who issues the cretiflcate of health
allowing children to return to school
after a dangerous communicable dis
ease? The health officer.
What is a disease carrier?
A well person who harbors in his
body and gives off the virulent organ
ism of disease, thereby acting as a
carrier of infection. He may or may
not have had the disease.
. What is the value of the Oregon
State Board of Health In regard to
The rules and regulations provide
for their quarantine or isolation. A
carrier should be treated until he is
By Arthur BrisbtuM
$2,000,000 For Fish.
Wool For Silk.
The Dog Believes.
Discouraging Pilots.
In Chicago, where this la written.
John G. Shedd yesterday signed his
name to an agreement under which
he will supply $2,000,000 to build the
world's largest aquarium, in Grant
Thus, all over the United States,
men that have worked hard all their
lives, and built up fortunes with the
help of the people, give back the
money to the people among whom
they earned it.
Mr. Shedd's gift of a great aquar
ium is money well spent. It will In
crease the supply of public informa
tion. If to the exhibition of strange crea
tures of the oceafts and lakes the
John G. Shedd gift could include
some plan for economical distribu
tion among the people of the food
that comes from the ocean, that would
add to the value of tho gift.
A plan to get rid of sharks that
destroy billions of valuable fish every
year, and the small, savage whales
that prey upon the great schools of
salmon in the Northwest would be
worth millions in increased food
Farmers are encouraged by news
that makers of artificial silk will re
quire great quantities of medium
grade wool, to mix with wool fibre.
The trade in artificial silk is des
tined to be enormous. If the farmer
raising and shearing sheep can com
pete with Asiatics, raising silk
worms, he may enjoy a new kind of
This nation needs an air force con
trolled by men that understand Hying,
men that are interested in the differ
ence between an all metal monoplane
and a weak cloth made biplane, more
than in neat uniforms, or servile sa
Providence taking care of the birds,
put in charge of them the brains of
birds, not the brains of rabbits or
Why should this nation, depending
for its safety in war, upon flying ma
chines and flying men, put the na
tion's flying department tnder the
control of human rabbits from the
navy or turtles from the army?
Not far from the train on which
this is written is Arkansas City, Kan.,
there lives a dog, name unknown, and
all the rest of his life that dog will
believe in miracles.
His owner, piobably dead by this
time, was Warren Hardy, man of
quick temper. Seizing his shotgun by
the end of the barrel. Hardy hit the
dog with the butt. Neither he nor the
dog knew the gun was loaded. Hardy
is in the hospital, and probably won't
All in one second the dog felt the
blow, heard the explosion, saw his
cruel master stretched on the ground.
Knowing nothing about gunpowder,
that dog will always believe in mir
acles, and also in a special providence
that avenges dogs, when they are hit
with the butt end of a gun.
It is foolish, however, to say the
less you understand the more readily
you believe in miracles.
The radio is a genuine miracle of
science, and it takes intelligence to
understand it. A savage wouldn't un
derstand it or believe in it. He
would simply say "witchcraft and
go his way.
In old days, when the City of Paris,
compared to modern Paris, was a
small town, thousands died of small
pox in a year.
In the year just passed, there was
no death from smallpox, and only
three very mild cases.
Paris enforces vaccination most
strictly. Children in the primary
schools, infants, 50,000 hospital pa
tients, are some of those vaccinated.
And in Paris smallpox doesn't ex
ist. To what do gentlemen that op
tion attribute that fact?
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Archdeacon Creasoy to
Locate at Pendleton
Archdeacon Sidney W. Cieasey, o
the Eastern Oregon diocese of the
Episcopal church, has arrived in Pen
dleton from La Grande to take up his
residence, states the East Oregonian.
He will act as assistant to Bishop W.
P. Remington, who is head of this
diocese. The appointment of Arch
deacon Creasey was mado to fill a va
cancy left when Archdeacon McLean
Goldie went to Seatlo to he rector
of a parish there.
Mrs. Creasey, who Is now at the
general convention of the church in
New Orleans, will join her husbaod
in December or January. Archueacon
Creasey was at Heppner over Sunday
and held services in th Episcopal
church here. This field will come
under his regular work.
Percy GarriKues drove or from
Portland on Tuesday and U spending
a few days in tho old hor. tuwn.
This morning, in company -th Orve
Kasinuji, he went out to have a shoot
among the Chinese pheatunts on But
ter creek.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Petenon are
Heppner vi. iter today from fieir
Eight Mile home.
Antone Cunha of l.u was doing
buiineas in Heppner on Tuesday.