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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER. OREGON, THURSDAY, DEC. 3, 1925.
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I.xiririnn public chools 'ere clos
ed Wednesday of !t wvek for the
Ufual Thankspiving vacation.
Immediately following the noon
hour a larjre crowd assembled in the
chool auditorium here a program,
short trough exceptionally plcasinp.
aa rendered by the grade and hiph
nchool atuder.ts assisted by Principal
Fred Kelly and Mrs. Turner of the
teaching staff. The remainder of the
afternoon was devoted to an all
(chool exposition. For several hours
viaitors filled every classroom and
exhibited keen interest in the work
being done in those rooms. Both
leaching staff and students are to be
commended for such an excellent ex
hibition as His e.t forth Wednesday
(Editor's Note The regular quota
of Lexington items, though posted
there on Tuesday, have failed to reach
this office. These items were received
in Wednesday's mail).
Published weekly by the students
of the Union high school at Hard
man. Lee Merrill, editor, Teddy
Bumside, assistant, .
Everything is in readiness for the
play which is to be presented Satur
day, December 5. A. free dance will
be given afterward and supper will
High school was dismissed last
Wednesday afternoon for the Thanks
giving vacation. Our principal, Mr.
Meidinger, went to Walla Walla to
visit his parents. Mrs. Wood left for
Seattle to visit friends and relatives.
Our basketball prospects seem
brighter. We have at least secured
a hall in which to play and lights for
that hall. Practice will start imme
The grade school building is un
dergoing several changes and repairs.
The program and piay which was
given by the grade school last Wed
nesday evening proved to be a great
Miss Flossie Officer of Boardman
was a guest of Miss Flynn at the ho
tel last week end.
Buck Wagner of Boardman was a
Hardman visitor Thanksgiving.
Work on the high school library
has started. A new book case and
many new volumes will be added.
ber frames, maroon case. Reward.
Leave at C. T. office.
Christmas mixed candies at Cordons.
Mr. and Mrs. Frar.V Engolman ard
aughter. Miss Vera, are visitors in
the city today from their home at
Mrs. Ida Pyle, who is running the
otel at lone, was doing business in
Heppner the first of the week.
The BF.CK WALKER'S ALL COL-
LOKF.D MINSTREL SHOW, Star The-
ter, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3-4.
You will like the milk shakes at
WANTED To pasture about 60
head of good horses for winter. Will
feed when necessary. O. T. Fergu
son c Son, Heppner.
SMALL BOY KILLED IN
(Con tinned from First Pap
was near sighted, did not know that
a car was parked on the side of the
highway as he passed, and that he
was in the habit always of just look
ing ahead while he was driving-, ex
pecting his side of the road always
to be clear. -Had he observed Mr.
Brown making the attempt to pass
the parked car, he could have moved
over slightly and the clearance would
have been sufficient to prevent the
collision. The traffic officers who were
soon on the scene did not blame Mr.
Brown in the least, and he feels that
he was not in fault in trying to get
by the parked car as he did. There
was little time for anyone to act, and
he set his brakes, but the car skidded
some, and the contact was sufficient
for the serious results that followed.
The two cars were not badly injured.
The sedan had a front wheel smashed
and some of the glass knocked out,
and the hind wheel of the Brown car
was knocked off.
Mr. Brown arrived home Wednes
day evening, and the other members
of the family will arrive later, when
Very! has sufficiently recovered to be
moved. In this sad accident the fam-
y have the sincere sympathy of this
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Graybeal and
Mrs. J. E. McCoy returned from Im-
bler last Friday where they had been
for a week visiting relatives.
The Young Peoples Society is hav
ing a party Saturday night to cele
brate the conclusion of a contest just
Robert Smith has returned to high
school after an absence of several
weeks, due to having worked with the
Supt. Walker and Mr. Calavan, state
club leader, made a short visit to the
school here last Wednesday.
The Women's Club is giving a ba
zaar on Saturday evening, Dec. 12.
A short program will be given, and
light refreshments will be served.
On Monday evening, December 7
Mrs. Johnson of Gooding College, Ida
ho, will give an entertainment under
the auspices of the grange. The en
tertainer comes highly recommended.
Irrigon town team defeated Uma
tilla last Sunday at football by the
score of 7 to 2.
ADDITIONAL BOARDMAN ITEMS.
Mrs. Sam Shell received a phone
call Tuesday evening stating that her
brother, A. A. Short of Cliffs, Wn.,
was very low. She made preparations
to go to his bedside at once. Cliffs is
a small community opposite Rufus on
the Washington side.
The reguiar meeting of the P. T. A
was held on Tuesday evening with 24
in attendance. Th matter of books
and magazines was the topic of the
first discussion and was handled by
Mrs. S. H. Boardman, Supt. Beards-
ley and Mrs. A. T. Hereim. Follow
ing this came the question of a Union
High School with Irrigon, Boardman
has many advantages to offer to Irri
gon which is handicapped, having 16
pupils in high school with only 1
teacher to teach all subjects. They
have no domestic science and art, no
manual training, no commercial work
and Boardman has some excellen
courses to offer in these lines. It i
thought that both schools will be ben
e fit ted by a union of forces and ex
penses of the union high schoo
would be divided between the two dis
tricta. Supt. Beardsley is advocating
a junior and senior high plan which
is proving very popular all over th
country. J. C. Ballenger suggested
that the school children and the peo
ple of the community get togethe
and hive a tree planting day and
beautify our school grounds.
There is a possibility tht Board
man may have a lighting plant ufte
all these years of waiting. Mr. Smith
of the Fecnaughty ' Machinery com
pany, offered a proposition to th
townspeople. The company would in
stall a plant and collect all revenue
until the plant was paid for when it
would become municipal property. A
meeting was held Tuesday night an
the matter discussed. Probably
vot will be taken later.
ADDITIONAL MCAL ITEMS
Bam Hughes, merchant of Heppner,
is spending this week in Portland
where ht was called vn matters per
taining to hit business.
Frank Harwood returned from Port
land Sunday. He spent the Thanks.
giving season with relatives and I
looking after business affairs.
Bargain day. coming on salt.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS at
th Star Theater, Sunday and Mon
day, Dec. t and 7,
Hot chocolate served at Gordons
LOST-Pair Kryptok double-vision
spectacles, round lenses, small am
Old Japanese Legend
of Lantern and Fan
A story of the origin of tin- l.iii
twn and the fun, as told In Ju:in.
concerns a puldlc oltloiiil who hud
two henutifiil diuitrliter. A the
story .. the girls, who were the
treasures of the father's heart,
lomred to pay a visit to a friend In
The father, however, was un
Allllnft for them to go, as he feared
some young man of hlsh decree
would win their love, and thus take
them from him. In reply -to their
entreaties the father told them they
could go, providing they promised
to bring back to htm fire wrapped
n a paper and wind wrapped In a
The girls did not know what to
do. They were In despair until one
of their maids told them not to
worry, but go nnd consult a cer
tain wise woman who lived near
the home of the friend whom they
were to visit. After promising
their father they would fulfill his
wishes they set out for the friend's
home. The father was greatly sur
prised when, upon their return, the
daughters presented him with fire
Inclosed In a beautifully designed
paper lantern and wind In a quaint
shaped paper fun. Thus, it is said,
according to a story printed In the
Pathfinder Magazine, the lantern
and fan came into use.
mine Umbers, for" the construction
of log buildings, nnd to some extent
as lumber for Interior finish. In
contrast with the only other spruce
in Rocky Mountain National park,
Kngolinaun spruce Is of consider
able Importance commercially.
Eagle Cobbles Golf Ball
A possible eagle on the course of
the Tallahassee Country club was
made Impossible by a real enjrle,
the big bird swooping down on the
eighth green to seize a golf ball, as
It was trickling In the general di
rection of the cup, says an Asso
ciated Press dispatch from Talla
hassee, Fla. Frederick C. Klliot
was the victim and gained scant
comfort from the assurance that
the eagle was "an agency outside
the match" and the Incident could
not be held "a rub of the green."
Notice is hereby given that the
County Superintendent of Morrow
County. Oregon, will hold the regu
lar examination of applicants for
State Certificates at the Court House
at Heppner, Oregon, as follows:
Commencing Wednesday, December
16, 1925, at 9:00 o'clock a. m., and
continuing until Saturday, December
19, 1925. at 4:00 o'clock p. m.
U. S. History, Writing (Penman
ship), Music Drawing.
Physiology, Reading, Manual Train
ing, Composition, Domestic Science,
Methods in Reading, Course of Study
for Drawing, Methods in Arithmetic.
Arithmetic, History of Education,
Psychology, Methods in Geography,
Mechanical Drawing, Domestic Art,
Course of Study for Domestic Art.
Grammar, Geography, Stenography,
American Literature, Physics, Type
writing, Methods in Language, Thesis
for Primary Certificate.
Theory and Practice, Orthography
(Spelling), Physical Geography, Eng
lish Literature, Chemistry.
School Law, Geology, Algebra, Civil
General History, Bookkeeping.
HELEN M. WALKER,
County School Superintendent.
Burden of Debt Not
Always a Handicap
If you were going to employ t
talesman and had your choice of
man heavily In debt or one
equally capable, but not In debt,
which would you prefer?
A great corporation recently made
a statistical survey of common at
tributes of several hundred sales
men and discovered the surprising
fact that men m-avlly In debt seem
to accomplish more than those with
out such financial burden. The ex
planution U" believed to be only
partly that, when a man owes a
large sum of money, he works hard
to get this debt removed.
Still more Important is the fact
that a man heavily in debt is prob
ably a smart fellow or be wouldu't
have succeeded in Inducing a bank
or other institution to permit him
to owe so mueh money. This same
Investigation showed that, while
heavy Indebtedness may Indicate
more than average ability, owing
a trifling amount of money 1b al
most certain to Indicate Just tbe op
posite. In other words, any man
who can Induce you to lend him
$5,0UU must be downright clever,
but beware of the fellow who habit
ually owes somebody a mere
or $40. From the Nation's Business.
Blind Persons Read
Character by Voice
The similarity of voices Is not
confusing (to the blind) as a rule.
Many are similar, to be sure, but I
have never encountered absolute
doubles, and In general voices are
as. sharply different as faces In
fact, often far more.
The only difficulty I have experi
enced, strangely enough, is caused
by one person's having several
voices. All of us have; we change
tone and quality mure or less uncon
sciously according to our mood and
condition. But In some the change
Is dismayingly marked. One wom
an, for example, has as many as
five voices, each quite distinct.
The physical condition is also re
vealed by the voice in a striking
degree, both as to change and nor
mal characteristics. Fat people.
for example, have a voice quality
which Is all but Invariably detectable.
Character, too, Is easily read. In
fact, it seems that character is re
vealed In the voice even more fully
and accurately than In the face, no
doubt because the subject, falling
to recognize this, makes less of an
attempt to mask the voice. Charles
McOee Adams, In the Atlantic
Slight Misunderstanding ,
A seamstress employed by a
charitable Institution had her wsges
raised to such an nmouut that she
was eligible to an Income tax.
When she received the usual forms
from the collector with the request
that she fill them out and return
them, she sent them back with the
following note : "l'ear Sir: I have
always been Insured with the Safety
company and I have no intention
of chnnging- my company now." .
Pity a Poor Mat
Wife I think my husband leads
a double life.
Friend If be does he wishes
he were the double that didn't get
bit by that rolling pin last night.
Visitor How old are you, Jen
nie? Jennie I'm five, and mother
says if I am good and eat lots of
cereuls 111 be six my next birthday.
Mystery of Swastika Sign
The Swastika symbol which fig
ures so largely In Japanese decora
tions Is so ancient, that Its origin
Is lost In the midst of obscurity
According to a writer who has made
a special study of the subject, the
device was found on a spindle
whorl from the third city of Troy
(about 1S00 B. C), and it Is fre
quent in Greek vases about 6K) B.
0." The symbol appears again on
Hindu relics that date back three
centuries before Christ, on Mexican
and Peruvian relics, and even on
relics found in prehistoric mounds
In Great Britain. The latest guess
as to the origin of the strange de
vice comes from one Harlt Krishna
Deb, who says he believes It to
be "a modification of the mode of
expressing Tlie "ancient syllable Om.
used in religious rites. This a
pothook with square ends was du
plicated, one across tbe other, to
form the Swastika, meaning 'bring
er of blessings'." Uowever tbut
may be, Seventh century India
marked ber cattle with It
Advice Still Good
Many years ago there lived I wise
man named Ptab lietep. lie was
regarded as an ancient philosopher
long before Tut-Ankh-Amen was
boru. Some of bis sayings or max
ims are reported lu a roll of 18 col
umns of Egyptian writing of tbe
Twenty fifth century, B. C., which is
preserved In the Louvre, and one of
his letters to bis son, Ptab Lietep,
says: Do not argue with your
superiors; It does not do any good
IK) not argue with your equals;
make a plain and courteous state
ment and content yourself with
that Do not argue with your In
feriors; let them talk and they will
make fools of themselves." Fam
Feudal Dinner Custom
Many of the curious things con
nected with the service of the
medieval dinner table were the re
sult of the peculiar social system.
Although widely separated In rank,
the feudal baron ate daily with bis
retainers. " But at a feudal banquet
the lord of the castle and his chief
guest occupied seats at the further
side of the table or dais. They
were said to sit at the dais. Instead
of at the table upon the dais. This
feudal fashion of arranging tbe
tables for a formal dinner survives
In the modern custom of having a
"raised table" for guests and
A riff With Pink Parasol
Among the recent acquisitions at
the London Zoological gardens, says
a newspaper dispntrh, Is a nest of
umbrella ants that have never been
seen before In the gardens. They
have had a busy time, because dur
ing the journey the queen's apart
ments becanie greatly disarranged,
but the community soon put them
to right ngaln.
In their native home of Trinidad
the ants are always to be found In
the neighborhood of rose trees.
They cut off parts of the petals of
the roses and carry them to their
nests, holding them over their hends
like parasols. On reaching home
they masticate tbe petals thorough
ly and pile up the resulting mixture
In heaps Inside the nest. On the
beds thus prepared grows a special
fungus of which the ants are very
fond. Youth's Companion.
Odd Garden Products
Little Johnny, who was of school
age, was on his way home from the
week-night prayer meeting, where
he had fallen asleep, a writer In the
Youth's Companion reports. His
father, who had had great difficulty
in waking him at the close of the
service, was walkine by his side
holding his hand. Fearing that the
boy would go to sleep again and
that he should have to carry him.
the father quickened his pace nnd,
twitching the little fellow's hand
vigorously, asked him briskly where
he had been that day.
"Over to Mr. O'Neal's," was the
"And what were they doing at
"Mukln" garden," Johnny replied
"And what did they plant?"
Johnny yawned. "Planted lett's
an' onions, an', " he stumbled, nnd
his tongue grew thick, "and
rad'shes an' peas an' q's an' r's
an' s's "
At this point the father picked
him up and carried him.
Engelmann Spruce Valuable
In IU fullest development Kngel
mann spruce becomes a lump tree,
a hundred feet or more In helj-'lit
and three- feet or mors in diameter,
with a smooth, straight anil only
slightly tapered trunk, fl'reat quan
tities of Engelmann spruce nre cut
for lumber. , The wood Is soft nnd
stralght-gra'ned and is used for va
rious construction' purposes, as tel
p?r.iph nnd telephone pulps, nx
Also Some Mighty Pretty Late Arrivals in Jewelry
for your Christmas Selection.
OPEN EVENINGS TIL CHRISTMAS
Gestures in Pulpit
Not Pure Eloquence
A new aid to good preaching has
been discovered, a writer In tbe
During the past summer a suburb
an church asked a church bureau
to send a supply for a certuln Sun
day. The following Monday tbe
clerk of session called to tell bow
much tbe congregation enjoyed the
preacher of the day.
"That was a fine man you sent,"
said he; "tbe people ull sat up and
took notice. His gestures were
great; be swung hit arms and cer
tainly sent It home. Cun't you get
him again for next Sunday?"
The minister was called on the
phone and told that the congrega
tion was so well pleased with hltn
that they woitld like to have him
return tbe following Sunday,
"Well, I'd like to," said he, "but
I think I'll have to refuse. I liked
the people and enjoyed the service,
but there was one thing that did
not appeal (o me; there were too
Make It A Useful Gift For Christmas
For Men and Boys
Child's Shoe with
trimmed top in
Black and Brown
Leather or Felt Slippers $1.50 to $3.00 gjg 5 to 8
oiiuus ur wxiuiun, new urutiti tou
BootB for dress or work, 16-in.
top $6.50 to $10.00
Boys' Boots, size 2 to 6 Mi, 12-in.
top $1.50 and $5.00
Child's Boots, sizs 9 to 1 $2.75
Fancy Silk Hocks, wools and im
ported mercerized .... 50c to $1.00
r.Vi0' Size 8 to 11 ....$3.25
For Women and Girls
Leather or Felt Slippers 75e-$2.50
Strap i'umpn or Step-ins In
Patent Leather, Kid or
Satin, price $3.75 to $7.50
Silk Heme in All shades $1 & $1.50
Gonty Shoe Store
leads the way
to better cakes, pies,
pastry and bread. Always uniform in"
quality. Insist on Princess and you'll get
better results with your baking.
Brown Warehouse Co.
WE DELIVER WITHIN CITY LIMITS.
Phones: Warehouse 643, Residence 644
HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, Only $2.00 the Year
Toys, Fancy Dishes,
Plumbing, Implements &
The Big Show
Star Theater, Heppner
Dec. 3 and 4
The Greatest All Colored Organization on
the Road in the Northwest.
BECK & WALKER'S FAMOUS
"THE PICK OF DIXIE"
People, Band and Orchestra
Singers, Dancers, Comedians
Special Scenery - 8 Big
; FIRST TIME AT THESE PRICES
Children 35c, Adults 75c, Including War Tax
Street Parade at Noon! Band Concert 7:30
Big Dance, Legion Hall after show Friday