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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPT. 16, 1926,
G. A. Bleakman, who for so many I
yeari has been an active member of
the board of director! of District No.
40 and Union high school at Hard
man, was on the program at the
meeting of school officers In this
city on Tuesday, and delivered an in
teresting talk on the importance of
members of the school board visit
ing the schools. It has been a habit
of Mr. Bleakman to make a visit to
the school as often as once a month,
and become thoroughly familiar with
the work being done in all depart
ments. He presented a number of
mighty good reasons why this should
Robert Burnside of Eight Mile was
brought to the Morrow General hos
pital in Heppner on Sunday, suffer
ing a severe attack of appendicitis.
Heppner physicians happened to be
absent from the city at the time, and
Dr. G. G. Gaunt of Condon was call
ed to minister to the young man, An
operation was found necessary and
this was performed at the hands of
Dr. Gaunt. Mrs. Burnside, and the
Barents of the young man, Mr. and
Mrs. Burnside, were present at the
operation, which was quite success
W. P. Sutton, late pastor of the
Christian church at Bend, with his
family, have been guests dunng the
past two weeks at the home of Mil
ton W. Bower in thiB city. Mr. Sut
ton and Mr. Bower were attendants
together at Eugene Bible university.
During the stay of his family in tnis
city, Mr. Sutton has been visiting
Pendleton, where he hopes later to
eneaee in Christian work. He preach
ed for the congregation of the Chris
tian church here last Sunday norn-
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hiatt of Van
couver, Wash., arrived in Heppner the
first of the week to be present at the
funeral of their late daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Delbert Iliatt. They expect
to remain in the city until after tne
Bodeo for a more extended visit with
relatives and old-time friends.
Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Morgan and
Mrs. Delia Corson were among those
from lone attending the teacherB'
institute in Heppner on Tuesday
Mr. Morgan and Mrs. Corson are
members of the lone school board
and were interested in the meeting
ot school officers.
Born, to Mr. and MrB. Jamea Burns
or. September 12 at The Dalles hospi
tal, a 6-pound daughter, lho little
one has been named Kathrlne Ann,
Mrs. Burns waj formerly Miss Nellie
Babcock of this city. The Burns fam
ily now live in Seattle.
Jim McArthur and family motored
to their former home at Ellensburg
last week, spending several days
there attending the rodeo. Mr. Mc
Arthur's place at the Central market
was filled by George Ritchie of lone
during his absence.
Dr. F. E. Farrior and Bert Stone
spent their deer hunting season on
Camas creek in the vicinity of Leh
man springs, being the guests of
Chas. Nelson, who has a hunting
camp in that section.
Roger W. Morse, county agent, and
Jasper Crawford took in the experi
ment station field day at Hcrmiston
on Saturday, Mr. Morse assisting with
part of the program.
Earl Hunt was one of the first hunt
ers to get his deer. He killed a big
buck at 8 o'clock on the opening
n orning on Caplinger in the Ditch
ffnn Vaill n mamhitr rtf the Pine
City school board attended the school
officers meeting at the high school
auditorium in Heppner on Tuesday.
Phil Cohn was up from his Port
land home this week, looking after
business affairs in this city.
II. S. CROP REPORT
'Follow The linFS From ekch of
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had been very bad, were put out, and
pastures much revived. The normal
August precipitation at Portland is
about .6 of an inch. The August 20th
rain was followed by a few days of
above normal temperatures which
caused premature ripening of prunes
and certain varieties of apples with
a resulting heavy drop, particularly
The Oregon Spring wheat crop is
now estimated at 1,993,000 bushels.
This amount added to the unchanged
Winter wheat estimate of August 1st,
of 17,600,000 bushels, makes the Ore
gon total 1926 wheat production esti
mate equal to 19,593,000 bushels,
which is 407,000 bushels less than the
total estimate for August 1, 1926.
Last year's total wheat estimate was
While spring wheat yields as high
as 45 bushels per acre were reported
from some of the small irrigated
fields, other yields as low as 4 bushels
per acre were reported from the cen
tral portion of the state, with whole
county averages as low as 8 bushels.
The September 1 estimate for 'he
U. S. spring wheat crop is 212,llW,CO0
bushels, which compares with 270,
875,000 bushels last year, and a five
year average of 253,000,000 bushels.
The 1926 winter crop is still estimat
ed at 626,482,000 bushels, making a
total wheat estimate for 1926 equal
to 838,591,000 bushels. This com-
rarea with a total of 669,000,000 bu.
last year, and a five year average of
In connection with the spring wheat
estimates it is interesting to note that
four private crop reporting agencies
have estimated the crop at 203,000,
000 bu., 214,000,000 bu., 218,000,000 bu.
und 224,000,000 bushels respectively,
the average of the four estimates be
ing 214,750,000 bushels or 1.2 per cent
higher than the Government estimate.
Washington spring wheat is esti
n ated at 19,771,000 bushels, and the
Idaho crop at 12,993,000. Adding the
preliminary winter wheat estimates
of 20,700,000 bu., and 9,798,000 bu., re
spectively, the Washington total is
40,471,000 bushels, and the Idaho to
tal, 22,791,000 bu., making a Pacific
Northwest total of 82,855,000 bushels,
compared with 57,132,000 bu. last year,
and a five-year average of 84,362,000
Foreign Crop Prospects.
Wheat production of 21 foreign
countries for the northern hemisphere
which have reported to date, totals
1,508,767,000 bushels, compared with I
1,568,479,000 bushels in the same
countries last year. Adding the Uni
ted States the forecasts and estimates
reported to date for the 22 countries
totals 2,347,358,000 bushels, compared
with 2,335,000,000 bushels in 1925,
when these 22 countries accounted
for 79 per cent of the total Northern
Hemisphere crop, excluding Russia
r.nd China, and about 70 per cent of
the world crop excluding China and
A Canadian press dispatch estimates
the wheat crop of the "three prairie
provinces" at 375,679,000 bushels,
compared with an estimate of 382,
959,000 in the same territory last
With the exception of prunes, Ore
gon's principal growing crops were
benefitted to a greater or less extent
by th unusual precipitation of the
latter part of August, says F. L. Kent,
Statistician, U. S. Department of Ag
riculure. A state wide rain about August
0th, ranging from 1.13 Inch down
.77 inch recorded at the Portland
u- .1 tlaa,i nfflrfl was of mUCh
benefit to growing crops, but caused
considerable damans to me pru".
cron. indirectly. Forest fires, which
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High grade piano near Heppner
will be sold to reliable party at big
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ars. Tallman Piano Store, Salem,
For Sale Property known as Geo.
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Price $850. 5 room house, good cel
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Mrs. M. L. Oney, Heppner. 24-27
For Sale 16 head of two-year-old
and 16 head of three-year-old Lin
coln bucks. Frank Monahan, Hepp
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These are new machines selling at less
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Console models, Mahogany and Walnut
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Also one Freed-Eisemann 5-tube Radio
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Used a month as demonstrator.
Watch for announcement of new models
With a large assortment of patterns, three,
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a good line of Gold Seal and other similar
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Case Furniture Co.
TO OUR CREAM CUSTOMERS :
We can only make the grade of buttre from the grade of
cream we receive. Now, if we are going ahead and be on the
map like other surviving creameries, we must have A-grade
cream. We are not churning any B-grade cream. We will pay
market price for A-grade cream.
Morrow County Creamery Co.
W. C. COX, Manager.
Is Your Child
Science has discovered that a large per
centage of poor school work is caused by
malnutrition. This does not mean lack of
food, but an unbalanced menu.
IDEAL FOODS for SCHOOL CHILDREN
Campbell's Soups Many kinds, any one a
balanced meal with crackers and cheese.
Cereals for Breakfast.
Jellies and Preserves.
Green Vegetables We have them fresh.
Cucumbers Contain large amount of vita
mins essential to health.
Fruits Melons and grapes now in season.
Youth Craves Sweets Our Candies are
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Phone 962 Heppner, Ore.
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Call us when you have anything in our
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Phone Main 652
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Heppner Bank Ortgm
We extend a cordial invita
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Staple and Fancy
Fruits and Vegetables
Soda Water and Candy
Phelps Grocery Company