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IONE, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1925
TO BORE FOR
MACHINERY IS ON THE
Work to Begin Some
Word has been received that
the machinery required fur exten
sive oil drilling operations has
been shipped and ii now in tran
sit to lone, and that active drill
ing operations will be begun by
the lone Gus and Oil Co. not
later than March 1st.
President McConnel has wired
the Hotel lone for reservations
for a party of fourteen.
The Company are preparing
for a very thurough test of the
Three tf st holes will bo bored
and the management of the com
pany are very optimistic as to
the future of the field.
Their confidence is evidenced by
their extensive preparations for
The Independent's phone num
ber is C2.
Mr. I. L Howard wenl to
Hood River Friday, the 13th.
Evidently the double iinx of the
da? had no terrors for him.
Mr. John P. Louy returned
Sunday from California, where
he ha been visiting friends and
For anything in Hardware see
An automobile accident occured
laut Saturday afternoon on the
highway about half way between
Heppner and Lexington in which
a number of lone Ladies, Mes
dumcs Engelman, Forbes Bryson,
Fletcher and Miss Evelyn
Morlimote were involved.
Alter giving the signal for
pausing and obtaining clearance
they were in the act of pasting
when the machine in front sud
denly veered to the left. To
avoid a collision Mrs. Bryson,
who was at the steering wheel,
swung over to the side of the
road. Just a head was a culbert
and in avoiding this control was
lost owing to a blowout and the
car plunged across the road and
off the grade breaking the rear
spring hanger and brake rod.
Mrs. Fletcher and Miss Morti
more was quite severely bruised.
Mrs. Fletcher is now at Mrs.
Jordan's, where she is confined
to her bed. It is thought that
she will be about again in a
week or ten days.
For Sale Or Trade
One Geaheart knitting ma
chine, several incubators and a
limited number of March hutch
Mrs. J. F. Hardesty
Now booking orders for day
old chicks. Terms one-half cash
with order, 1, 14, 1G cents each.
When eggs are furnished will
run 14 1 egg capacity for $0 00
cash when set. .
Willow Creek Poultry Farm.
HOTEL IONE MAKES EX
The management of the Hotel
lone has installed hot and cold
water service witn the best
modern fixtures in all the rooms.
New rugs have been laid in all
the rooms and a ladies rest room
conveniently and .comfortably
furnichel has been opened on
the second floor, for the accom
odation of guests and the public
GOVERNOR PIERCE AS A
In the game of politics between
tne state legislature and Govern
nor Pierce, the former so far
seems to have won the victory.
Whether the legislature will con
tinue in this strsde remains to be
seen at the end of the session.
But while on most issues the
governor has been beaten, such
as the appointments to the port
Portland commission,' vet the
people for the most part think
Mr. Pierce is more sincere and
and politically more honest than
It is for the general funda
mental sterling worth of Govern
or Pierce rather than for any one
great thing he has done that this
paper wishes him well in his cotv
test with the legislature-Ore
Haro'.d Erwin, a former lone
High School student but who is
now attending the Heppner high
school, was a visitor in the high
school last Thursday.
Some of the high school
students with a few others held
a marshmallow roast up Rhea
creek last Monday evening.
Those present were Ina Morgan,
Ruth Swanson, Norma Swanson,
Mary Grabill, Alice Head, Miss
Mclntyre, Miss Kidwell, John
Graves. Clell Ra, Edmund
Bristow. Carl Linn, Carltn Swan
son and Mr. Croisant
Lucile Bristow wint to Walla
Walla with her parents last Sat-
the Inst quarter lone spurted ,
ahead and ktpt their lead the
remairidr.r of the game.
The bovs didn't do as well,
but the game was much closer
(ban the score indicates. The low
ceiling in the gymnasium at Lex
ington handicapped the boys
considerably in shooting and
many thought lone would have
won had it been on thr floor,
lone started three substitutes,
Brashears, Head and Lundell,
who played web and held Lex
ington to a close score the first
quarter. The final score was
27 to 15.
The lone girls basketball team
defeated Arlington 2 to 0 last
Saturday night. Tfie game was
Very close while it lasted but an
Arlington girl was put out on
personal fouls and they ddn't
BIG GUNS TO
Will Discuss Cost of Wheat
urday. to gt her glares fixed I have a-.y substitutes so the game
Little Credit is Given
And Little is Due
To the bank that renders just
ordinary service. It's the
Look over my cash and carry
counter. You can reduce the
toirtof living by taking adva
age ol prices there. .
Leave your watch repairing at
Swanson's Feed and Supply Store
for Haylor the Jeweler, Heppner.
Bank of lone
For smoking all kinds of meat by simply applying ,
to meat with abrush. One quart will
smoke a barrel of meat,
We also stock Wrights Ham Tickle and Sugar
The KODAK Store
and did not get back in time to
attend school Monday.
Florence Shippey did not
attend school last Monday and
Juesday on account of illness.
Veryle Crowell was absent
from school last week.
Ina Morgan was absent from
school one day . last week on
account of sickness.
Mr. and Mrs. Tucker will leave
for the valley Friday. -An aunt
and uncle, of Mr. Tucker, from
Nebraska will return with them.
There will be a short proirram
given at th school house in
honor of George Washington
next Mondiy morning after
which the entire school will be
The girls basketball team de
feated Lexinpton girls 20 to 15
in the fastest tnme plavei there
1 this year. At all time3 tfce game
was rouph, nearly all members
of both team having at least
one personal foul called on them.
At the end of the half lone had
a one point lead br,t in the third
quarter the game was tied. In
Alighted match to the wick and your
oil cookstove is instantly ready. It con
centrates clean, steady heat directly
on the cooking utensil.
No coal or wood to lug, or ashes to
shovel out-a clean, cool kitchen free
from dirt and smoke.
To obtain best results, use Pearl Oil
the clean-burning, uniform kero
senescientifically refined and re
refined by a special process. .
Pearl Oil is sold by dealers every
where. For your own protection order
by name Pearl Oil.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
was forfeited to lone.
The boys won their game
easily 30 to 10 in a slow game.
Bristow was high point man
making twenty three points.
Very few fouls were called, the
play being cieau and at times,
lone plays Heppuer a return
game here next Saturday. Last
week Heppner defeated us but
our teams expect to win on our
Farm Labor Meeting on Feb
A meeting of farmers of the
county .to discuss larm wage
sca'es and plans for determining
lub.r scales the coming summer
will be held at the County
A;;-nt'a office Satuedayv 'j'-bru-
ary 21. at 2:00 P. M. All farmers
are invited to attend. Plans will
be maiie calling harvest wage
m.'ttings both in the county and
districts ai well as discussing
spring work wage scales.
Four wheat meetings of erpe
cial interest to the farmers of
Morrow County have been sched-
uled for next week by the
County Agent These meetings
will be held as follows:
Tuesday, February, 24 in lona
School Assembly Room, at lone.
Wednesday, February 25, at
the Alpine Schoolhouse.
Thursday, Eebruary 26, at the
Friday, February 27, in the
Court Room of the Court House
These meetings will start at
7:30 P. M. Speskers who will
be present arsh It. S. Bessee, of
the Oregon Agricultural College,
who will discuss the cost of
production of wheat and the
various factors influencing cost
of production. This will ba
based on a three year survey on
150 farms in Sherman County,
and is the latest information
available on cost of wheat pro
Let us not be unjust to the
xol lege students of '.icountry.
There is still considerable hard
work being done there, especially
at the smaller institutions, de
spite the disposition of certain
group not to let their stuJies
interfere with their college education.
A much needed improvement
has been made in the appro ch
to the Railway station this week.
Tie work was done by Mr,
Formaldehyde $2.25 per gallon
when customer furnishes c n
tainer. It pays to pay cash at
Wholesalers as well as Retailers "i
do not wish to carry over a
stock that will not move
before next September jj
Therefore it is necessary for every Jf
one who wants to use Copper Car-
bonate to get their orders in im- 3
mediately. Portland dealers were Q
out last week and you may not be
able to get it when needed. Order :j
immediately and avoid dissapoint- U
ment. - -
If you want to save money, club
with your neighbor and get a spe-
cial price on a barrel. i