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About The Ione independent. (Ione, Or.) 1916-19?? | View Entire Issue (March 13, 1925)
IONE, ORECON, FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 1925
LAURA M. PIERCE
DIES AT SALEM
Wife of Governor Passes After
Mrs. Laura M. -Fierce, wife of
Governor Walter M. Piercf, died
at the family home at Salem at
9 o'clock Sunday morning.
Mrs. Tierce had been in ill
health for more than two years.
Funeral Herviees were held
from the First Presbyterian
church' at Salem Tuesday after
noon, with Hev. Ward Willis
Long officiating. All state
departments, were dotted during
the funeral hour.
Laura M. Pierce was brn in
what is now Wheeler county,
near Monument, in Central Ore
gon, May 30, 1871. Her parents
were pioneers, her father, Peter
' Kudio, crossing the plains in '4U
to the coast. Her mother came
in 72. In early girlhood she
moved with her parents tu
Milton, Oregon where she
attended the "public schools. Her
parents moved to Walla Walla
in 1887. She graduated at
Whitman college In the class of
'91 preparing herself then for
a teacher, and graduated from
the Ellensburg State. Normul
school in the class of '92.
' She was married to Walter M.
Pierce in September, 18J:(, and
moved to Pendleton, where her
husband was then County Clerk
of Umatilla county. She lived in
Pendleton, where four cf her
children were born, 'until 11)07,
moving then to the Grand Honda
(rciitluuixl .in mfi4)
tart that account today
and when you think of a bank,
think of our Bankthen come in
and get acquainted.
You Need Us We Neeu You
As business friends we
are both made stronger.
Bank of lone
IONE, ORECON ,
Nature gives every skin a moisture to keep it soft
and smooth. But every day washing, housework,
shaving and powdering, wind, alkali dnst, hatd
water, cold, and sun steal away this precious
moisture. That's what makes'skin coarse.
CREAM LOTION, however, is scientifically pre
pared to put back into the skin a precious moisture
exactly the same as nature's. It's the all-round skin
guardian. , ' .
Guaranteed to give satisfaction
' BULLARDS PHARMACY
The KODAK Store '
Mrs. Pierce who died
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MISS CECIL HOGUE
A very pleasant social gather
ing was enjoyed by a number of
lone young people last. Satur
day, the 7ili., at the home of
Cecil Hofcte. ,
There were present: Mr. and
Mrs. Edwin Bueknum; Mr. and
Mrs. Richard Howell; Inez Clark;
Eunice Cochran; Oscar Berg
strom; Carl Cason; Elmer and
George Cochran. '
The time was spent in playing
500 and other games.
At the clone of the evening
ice cream and cake were served.
A 23c bottle of HAT DYE wid
make a new one out of your old
DRILLING FOR GAS
Drilling on the gas prospect
at Mermiston was resumed last
Monday with well driller Nich
oson in charge of the work.
The welt is now down to a
depth of IG7 feet with a strong
(low of artesian water,
E. P. Dodge, head of the com
pany states that geologists con
sulted are of the opinion that
gas wid be encountered at a
depth of from 800 to 1000 feet. (
ONCE UNDER SUSPICION
Gas was once looked upon with
as much suspicion as would at
tach to the presence of a delega
tion of bootleggers' at a law en
' One hundred and eleven years
ago, a great crowd gathered on
Westminister Bridge, in London.
A hew chapter was about to be
written in the world's history ot
inventions. The famous bridge
wsa about to be lighted by gas.
Suddenly the bridge wis
flooded by light. The(crowd fell
back, bewildered. An engineer
stepped lorward and touched the
gas pipes. He invited a member
of Parinnent to do likewise.
gentleman ret used until he hud
borrowed 4 eavy gloves, lie be
lieved the pipes CuiiUu.ed tire
and would burn him.
LADIES TAKE NOTICE
The sale of dresses.
suits, by the Re.iable Dress Co..
at Hotel lone will continue until
Saturday March 11. AH ladies
are invittd to call and see our
selection. Prices are very mod
erate. Leave your watch repairing at
Swanson's Feed and Supply Store
for llaylor the Jeweler, Heppner.
A lighted match to the wick and your
oil cookstove is instantly ready. 1 1 con
centrates clean, stetoy 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 your1 own protection order
by name Pearl Oil.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
' - (California)
LOCAL NEWS NOTES
Mr' and Mrs. Warren N. Sine,
of Underwood, Washington,
spent 6unday with Mr. and Mrs.
H. C. Wood. Mr. 'Sine is en
gaged in the lumber business at
It is reported that Mr. Ander
son, the lone schoo'house con
tractor, has recently been oper
ated on for apuendicitis. He is
Thomas Meighan in "Woman
Proof," Saturday night at
See this sho and laif yore bed
Elmer Griffith motored to
Hood River and White Salmon
Sunday morning returning Tues
Mr. Griffith repots m uting a
number of Ioneiies at Mt. Hood
including Mr. Gunzel, Ike How
ard, Floyd Harnett. Fred Lunger
and Joe Bowers.
Mr. Lunger is considering
putting in a restaurant in connec
tion with the Hotel at Mt. Hood
operated by Chas Devin.
Edwin I'.ucknum of Heppner,
dropped into the Independent
office Wednesday afternoon on
his way to Portland and Seattle.
Let us wliisper to you that its
the "Earliest Bird" that gets
the "Worm." Why not let this
bird be you? From tiiis notice
until the next issue 01 this paper
we will sell to the earliest bird,
one cord, 16 inch biaowood,
prjc 7.oo, cash.
We also have several cords ot
1G inch cord wood price $10.00,
Its at the FARMERS ELEVA
Born. To Mr. and Mrs. Will
iam Davidson, a daughter.
Why not plant a tree.?
TIW4 I ' COMPANY
ARTHUR TURNER HURT
Arthur Turner, who is em
ployed on the Liebl ranch south
of Icne had the misfortune to
get his'hand badly mashed while
working with a tractor yesterday
morning. He was taken to
Heppner and is being taken care
of at the hospital there. It is
thought by the attending physi
cians that it will be necessary to
amputate the hand at tlie wrist
The Barnyard Golf season is
now well advanced and Perry
ilopkiiiB. city champion, is ready
to defend the title against all
The 'links are located this
season between Engleman's
hardware store and Bristow &
.Johnson merchandise establish
ment. Ben Juday and family removed
last Saturday to Hermiston,
where Mr. Juday will be em
ployed in the work of drilling
for gas wkh Mr. Nichoso'n out
fit. Superintendent Kelly of the Lex
ington schools paid the Indepen
d.T.t a pleasant visit, Monday, of
Mr. I. L Howard made a
business trip to Hood River the
first of the week.
Mr. James Howard, accom
panied by his student friend, Mr.
Donald Slowe arrived in lore for
a week end visit with the honu
fjlks. Saturday returning Sun
day. Squirrel poison has been dis
tributed byithe County Agent to
t :e folowir.g places, where i
can be obtained by the farmers.
Karl Beach's Lexington, Beri
Mason's, lone, Morgan Store,
Morgan, T. H. Lowe, Cecil.
The city parte is bein c paced
up this week. Let the good work
Arch deacon Goldie passed
through lone Saturday on his
way to Heppner for Sunday ser
vices. It pays to advertise.
Cash is a scarce article but cash
will buy more at my store than
it would a year ago. It is your
duty to buy where you can
get the most for your
If you will inspect my cash coun
ter you will find that I am selling
quality goods at the lowest prices
in town. Every item is marked in
plain figures and it is easy to get
prices elsewhere and compare with
what I offer. Why ask for credit
and pay more?
EVERY ARTICLE GUARANTEED
Devine and Beck are
A spelling contest was li Id
last Tuesday evening in the
school auditorium between the
third, y fourth, fifth, sixth,
seventh and eighth grades.
Loui.-e Minor, Beri Akers, and
Earl Devine represented the
third grade and Francis Tucker,
Edith Franks, and Charles
O'Conner represented the fourth
grade. Earl Davine proved to
be the best speller of that divi
sion. In the other division Loiis
Bonner,- Velma Raymond, and
Barbara Erwin were from the
fifth grade. . Faye Murray,
Gladys Brashears, and Hazel
Padbergfrom the sixth grade.
Luella Beck, David. McDowell,,
and Ervin Ritchie from th
s-venth grade. Ester Tucker, I
Mildred Farrens, and Dorii
Gunzel from the eighth grade.
These were all good spellers but,
Luella Beck spelled them ail
Mr. Fred Nkhoson and Miff.
Edith Pnteys were married last
week at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. C VV. McNamer, at Htpp
ner. Rev. E. C. Alfred of tae
Methodist Community church
officiated. They will make their
home in Hermiston, where Mr. '
Nichoson is engaged in the well
International Harvester Prim
rose ICream Separators at
"Greatly" reduced price?. I
have No. 1 and No. 3 sizes. If
in need of a Separator get my
Fresh milk cows for sale.
Cecil C. Sargent.