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About The Ione independent. (Ione, Or.) 1916-19?? | View Entire Issue (Jan. 30, 1925)
Joe EskeWn arrived from Sa
lem Sunday tvening. Mr. Es
kelson came up to see how liad
the wheat w as damaged.
Mrs. Letch McMillan and
Grandma McMillan, returned
home Sunday after spending
few daysin Portland.
fllrs. Sadii- Lewis has been
quite ill th j ust ten days with a
touch ofjthe flu.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Warner,
entertained about seventy live
of.tht ir friends with a dancing
party., last Friday at their farm
Lee Padberg passed away at
his home in lone, on Monday ano
was buried at Lexington, Wed
Born On January 20th, tc
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Warner a
seven pound boy. who has been
named George Wayne.
Mr. Al Henrikson, of Pendle
ton paid his Lexington friends a
short call, on Tuesday.
Mrs. Walter Hill, was called to
Springfield, Oregon, last Satur
day, by the illness and death of
.her sister, Mrs. Era Sutton of
that city, who passed away Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beckett
and iamily, was visitsng
chopping in Lexington,
Miss Brashears of lone, spent
the week, at the Jas. Helm's
The basket ball game here
last Friday, was a snappy game
from start to finish, both teams
putting up a plucky fight, but
Lexington tearns proved the
fastest. The boys score was
Heppner 8. Lexington 32. Girls !
game, Heppner 2, Lexington 27.
Mr. Ed Duran left Wednesday
morning for Portland on a busi
ness trip. ,
George Peck is in Salem this
week helping to look after the
wheat question for the farmers
!n this section.
Fred Raymond from low.er
Rhea creek was in town on Sat
urday on his way to Walla Walla.
Ralph Wade and wife
with Mr. and Mrs. H. 0
few days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ott
sptnt last Wednesday,
nd Mrs. H. 0. Ely.
Mrs. Pat - Medlock
Cecil, with Mrs. Funk last Wed
Mrs. S. Edwards. Mrs
Wigglesworth and children a!si
Mr. and Mrs. Hardesty and son
spent Tuesday evening with
Noah Pettyjohn and family.
Jim Warfield was hoping
James Hardesty last Wdntsday.
Fred Pettyjohn and Mr. Ed
wards, helped move a windmill
on the Hardesty place last Fri
day. Mrs. Farrens called on Morgan
schocl last Tkursday.
Miss Farrens accompanied
Mrs. Cochran to lone Thursday
Mrs. Farrens was called to
Lexington, Thursday night.
B. F. Lowe representative of
the Wylie Marble Works of Pend
leton was doing busiuess in
Morgan, last Tuesday.
Mrs. Fay Pettyjohn visited the
Morgan school, last Friday.
Mrs. R. E. Harbison, returned
from Portland Friday. ,
Wate and Mable Crawford, of
Ella was in Morgan la-t week.
Mrs. Okay Wigglesworth and
Mrs, Pat Medlock went to Hepp
ner, last Saturday. They were
accompanied home by Mrs.
Stout, Mr. and Mrs. Jim War
field and two buys, Robert and
G en, visited with Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Stout of Heppner who has
been visiting with Mrs. Medlock
at Morgan, took the train , for
Cecil last Saturday to visit with
The friends of Miss Ines Chat
hun were very sorry to receive
the sad news of her death on
-Martin Bauernfeind, the gen
eral store keeper and postmaster
called on James llardesty the
latter part of last week.
Mr. Misner called at the Wil
iow Creek Poultry Farm the first
of the week, and left an ord t
for some chicks, he was on his
was to Mr. Giay's.
Mrs. S. EdwarJs and son Ker
mit drove up from Vancouer last
Saturday to spend a few dnys in
Morgan, they intend returning to
Mrs. Burt Palmateer, returned
home Sunday last, from the
Valley, w here she has been visit
ing relatives and friends for the
Early Days On Willow Creek
(continued from jingo 2.)
WEIGLE BRINGS CATTLE.
James Weigle was One of the
first to come in with cattle and
settled on the land that now is
lone, on Willow creek, in 1So7.
widow is still alive,s residing
at The Dalles. James Cecil and
wife were also of the period of
the sixties. They settled at
what is now Cecil, on the state
highway, lower down on Willow
creek. It was the crossing of
the old Emigrant road to The
Dalle?, the original wagon trail
that Ezra Meeker has marked
with monuments. The pioneer
couple have departed over the
long trail. Of their surviving
sons, Nate resides at Walla
Walla, Wilfrid at Heppner and
William in the Williamette vail
William Hughes fifty-five
years ago built the first brick
house in all this region, a one
story ranch house that became a
land mark known far and wide
as "the brick house." It is still
in use on the ranch that was
bought by Joseph Mason when
he came. Hughes, at 80 years
of age, now lives at Oregon City
William remand was a pioneer
on Willow creek and wis the
first man to bring sheep here.
It had been a cattle country. Bill
was Known as the sheep king of
chis region until his death
twenty-five years ago. He left
no family, but his name lives in
the town of Lexington w itch he
laid out on his farm. There he
built the first store, a large
structure erected by an old En
glish carpenter, who gave it an
odd paneled effect botlf interior
and exterior. It passed to the
Leach family and. is now the Mc
PIONEERS STILL LIVING.
Of the living pioneers Frank
Farrens came here in 1871 with
Joseph Mason from Salem.
Of his ten children W. G. and R.
A. live at lone, E- L. at Golden -dale,
Walter and Glen at Hard-
man, Mrs. Annie Clemert at
Seattle and Mrs. Li ura Ward in
Portland. Mr. Farrens makes
his home among his children, is
still active and drives a buggy
on the road.
Other old cattlemen here, Hen
ry Padberg. John Haney, James
Purdy, Oscar Mitchell C. B.
Cochran, Elisha Sperry, John
Emrick, Ed Cluff-AII are dead
but most of them have left sons
and daughters in this country to
carry on the work of develop
ment they pioneered.
Fifty Dollars Reward
To anyone giving information
leading to the guilty perso'i or
persons who shot my two fox
terriers, male and female, wear
ing Morrow county licenses no.
1028 and 1029 for this year 1925.
Signed, Mrs. Jenny Lowe,
CECIL NEWS ITEMS
Mrs. T. II. Lowe of Tho High
way house left on Wednesday for
Portland and other valley point",
where she wilf visit for some
time. A. Henrikson I). C. Wells of
Pendleton were callers on Willow
creek on Saturday. They were
on their way to Heppner.
Mr J. Win, Sexton visited with
Mrs. Alf Medlock nf.
W. V. Pedro and niccp. MU
Josie Pedro, were transacting
business in lleuoner on Satur.
Emit Bolin and John M.i,.hi:..
of Butterfly Flats were Heppner
....it.. .... ,
tum-ra on aunuay.
J. V. Osborn. of Fairviow nnA
Walt Pope of Stinnvsidw
doing business in Arlington dur
ing the week.
Ed Melton, who has been visit
ing in and around Cecil for some
time, left for his home in Pilot
Rock on Monday,
Cecil Luiellan, traffic cop,
made a short stay at Butterflata,
Henry Creb of the Last Camp
was a business visitor in Hepp
ner on Saturday. M. A. Stewart
returned home with him to assist
with the work during the busy
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Funk and
daughter. Mr. anil Mrs. Win,
Sexton, were visiting in Morgan
on Tuesday evening.
. For Sale
If yon need any plows, wagons,
horses, harness, collars, hitches
or leed bars, see.
Now booking orders for day
old chicks. Terms one-half cash
with order. 12. 14, 16 cent? each.
When eggs are furnished will
run 144 egg capacity for $6.00
cash when set.
Willow Creek Poultry Farm.
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gVERY LANG RANCE manufucturvd i. bulk
around the famous HOT BLAST principle U
contains the .LANG HOT AIR DRAFT, ..(V
original, patented ftutures. Forcing the Ut ,
tirely trouni the oven, utiliwnft every particW
of fuel and heating every inch of cookinfc gu.
face, the LANG runfce is by fur tho mort econom
ical kitchen run&e on tho market. Today LANG
stoves are used and endorwd by thousands of
Let us show you a
ENGELMAN HARDWARE Co;
Rural Free Deli
i ineiiisi in i I uuion.niK mr
establisluii nt of Rural Free De
livery service was introduced in
in the House by Representative
James O'Donnoll of Michigan,'
January 5. 1802. It carried an
appropriation of $6,000,000 but
failed of passage. A year later
Congress vns induced to Appro
priate 810. J00 ' for experimental
purposes followed in 1S1U by
$20,000 more. Mr. Janamaker,
believing t ie amount insufficient
even for experimental service,
declined t use the money.
On Jan arv 9. 1806, $10,000
was addc I by Congress and on
October 1, tne same- year the
first experimental rural delivery
service was established simultan
eously on three routes in West
Virginia, one'fro'ti Charlestown,
one from Uvalla, and one from
Halltown. From this small Ik
iiininng,nMe months later found
the service operating on 8J
routes en-muting from -111 post
olfitvs in 2U states. Twenty
eight years luter, on June 30,
1924. the Rural Mail Service bad
grown to 11,200 routes wil h a
total mileage of 1.205,71 l.-Post
..mi ..it t.
Experienced Deputy to Assist
in Making Income Tax
An experienced deputy from
the office of the Internal Re
venue Collector. Clyde G. Hunt
ley, will be in Heppner on
February 16 to 19 and Ioii6 Feb
ruary 20. For the purpose of
assisting citizens in making th .'ir
income tax retuins for 1921.
Leave your watch repairing at
Swanson's Feed and Supply Store
for Hay lor the Jeweler, Heppner,
Li ii VA
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S
, , SALIC
Notice Im heivliy ulvell t lift t. by vir
tue ot an execution nml order of wile,
United out t f (lie t'ltvult Court of the
State of Oreurn, tor Morrow I'oiinly.
Outfit January I lili, ln.'5, to mo illr
ivied In lerlalu iii'ilon In mild Court
w llt'lVllI lll'l't MllHOII (IN llllllltllf, IV-
enveivtl iv Judgement, nitnltwt J- W.
I'uycur, Maliel ru.venr hi wile, mill
V. 1. I'livcnr. ili.fi.iiilniily f,n ili
fur tho mini of linn, on with IniercNt
lit. tlu riito of H jmt cent, per ionium,
from Ilu Ut day of Octoucr, lll.'O,
nml lln further Muuinf el) 00 attor
ney' fi'i'M, nml I'OMtN niul illHlitirM
iiii'IiIh allowed ul f.'ltl, llil ini, nil ord
er Hint tlii' n-iil property iitlai-hcd In
biiIiI in I Ion to Heeiiin the payment of
Mulll HlllllM l' Hlllll to NlUfy HMllI Judg.
I will on Saturday, the'.'lNt day of
February liij.", at the lior of ld:iM o'
clock III the forenoon of mild day. at
I lie front door of the Court IIouhi
In Heppner Morrow ('utility, lire.
K-iii. Offer lor mile, mid Nell to the
liighcMt bidder fur .-axli at public
ititi'lloti, all nf real proerty Miniat
ed In Morrow County, Statu of Oi
Kim, to wit: l.ou fourteen, fifteen
mid MUtceii, lit block llin-e In tun or
In I mil town of loue, Morrow Comi
ty, State of Oregon, being the real
property of Said iti'fi'llilautH attach
ed In mild netlun to nee mi' the
payment of mild Judgement, atlil or
dered tu be Hold Ut the mart for
To our Consumers
i We're holding down the fuel prices!
Why buy your fuel elsewhere at a loss when it Is so
easy to make a savinj by buying your supply of fuel
from the I'armeJS F.lcvator Company.
We quote you prices as follows:
Royal coal per ton $12.50
Slab wood 16 Inch 8.00
Fir wood 16 Inch 1250
Oak wood 16 Inch 13.00
Call and sec us before buying elsewhere, as wc
can talk it over with much better results. If .
you are in need of a larger quantity of coal
at a considerate price-
Farmer's Elevator Co.
Cut Machinery Cost
The man who leaves his machines in the fields is pay.
ing, by depreciation, for an implement shed, but not
getting the shed.
' Vou can cut your machinery cost In half by prolong
ing its lite anq usefulness. You can double the life of
an, implement by putting it under cover as soon as you
are through using it
The cost of an implement shed to protect $2,000.00
worth of machinery is only a fraction of that sum.
We have many excellent Implement shed plans to show
you, and we have the right material to build just the
kind and siz; building you require. 1)3 not make the
mistake of building before you examine our up-to-date
implement shed plans, we will be glad to have you call
and examine them, whether you are building now or
later. ' .
liateof flrnt piililfciitlon Jmiuary
li'd.lli.'.V I a In of ImhI piilillciitloll
IVbrftiiry L'uli, ItCTi. ,
Slierlff of Morrow County,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
In the Canity Court of the Stall
of (iri'ifnii for the County of Morrow
In the ma Iter of theenlalu of
Lottie May lleneillrt, ileeeimed.
The tltiilerHlKiied havlliK been up.
pointed by the County Court of (III)
State of Oreuou, for Morrow County,
it 1 1 1 1 1 ii Ih I rti t t- if ( he entateof I, utile
May llitiedli't, iliii'UNed, not Ice I
hereby itlvell to the cn'dltorit of, and
all pei'miiiM having I'lalum NgaliiKt
mild iliH-eaNi'il, to preHent tlieiu duly
verllled (im tiipilrnl by law, within
lx iiioutliN after the IM-Mt pilbllriilloll
of thlH notice at lite oltlee of I'. II.
Itoblimoii, nltoriiey for iidiiilulNtriit
or, at lone, Morrow County, Ore-
T. M. Ileiiedlet,' inlinlnlHt rut ur of
thei'Ntateof I .utile May Hl'lll'dli'l
Dated .Iminaay L'.llu.'.'i.
For Sale Or Trade
One (iimheatt knitting ma
chine, Hcveral Incubators and
limited number of March hatch
Mrs. f. F. Hardesty
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