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HEPPNER GAZETTE TIMES, HEPPNER, OREGON, THUR SPAY, DEC. 15, 1927,
Periodical of the Heppner Public Schools
Editor - , John Cornier
Auociate Editor - Letha Hit
Bus. Manager Rosella Doherty
... Onet Parkar
. Hazel McDaid
... Virginia Dix
Reportara: Katherina Bisbee, Eve
lyn Swindig', John Parker.
Personals Ellii Thomson
Office Newa Era Hiatt
The eighth grade A history class
hat finished its text book and is
beginning a review of the various
wars in which the United States
has taken a part. The- B class is
reviewing early settlements in North
and South America,
The A class of the eighth grade
is planning to spend the rest of the
semester preparing for the eighth
grade examinations that are taking
place next January. The subjects
for examination which are required
for entrance into high school are
history, agriculture, grammar, civ
ics, spelling, reading, writing and
The seventh A and B class boys
had a three days absence each for
the past week. The A class girls
had a six days absence while the
girls of the B class had only one
half days absence. There were no
tardies in either class.
Mary Albee will ornament the
boards of the seventh grade with dec
orations showing a festive Christ
mas spirit in this room.
The seventh grade drew names for
the Christmas tree presents Monday.
They decided that the maximum price
should be 25c snd the minimum 15c.
In arithmetic the seventh A is be
ginning the study of plain geometric
figures and how to solve problems
in which the area is to be found.
The B class is beginning the study
The A class in history is begin
nine the story of the Constitution
al Convention and results. Mrs. Rog
ers is contemplating a dramatization
of this important historical event for
her history students. The B class
is beginning work on the French and
Nancy Cox of the seventh grade is
diligently working out a products
map of Oregon.
Keen interest is being shown
throughout the grades in spelling. In
the upper grades the words for the
entire week are given out on Monday
and they are spelled without previous
study. Their efforts are then con
centrated upon the misspelled words.
On Monday the A class boys of the
seventh grade spelled 78 per cent of
their words; on Friday 91 per cent.
The boys in the B class spelled 84
per cent correctly on Monday and 92
on Friday. The A class girls spelled
93' per cent Monday and 97 per cent
The sixth grade was unable to
have their regular physical train
ing class Thursday, Dec. 8, on ac
count of the bad weather. Instead
a spelling match was held, The two
best spellers were Matt Kenny and
Mr. Burgess gave standard tests on
Friday, in the sixth A class on hy
giene and Oregon history.
The A class made an hourly tem
perature chart for Tuesday. The av
erage temperature for this period
was about sixty-nine degrees
The A class is progressing in Ore
gon history and is now taking up the
study of the early industrial prog
ress in Oregon. The B class is be
ginning the rule of the British fur
companies in the Oregon country.
The fifth grade held a spelling
match Thursday, December 8, at the
time of gmynastic period. The two
best spellers were Wayne Terry and
Due to colds and bad weather there
were ten days absence in the fifth
grade this week, although there was
The fifth grade had two visitors
this week, Mrs. Hemrich on Thursday
and Mrs. Sprinkle on Friday.
Mr. Hemrich took a number of
grade pupils sleigh riding Sunday
afternoon via automobile.
In arithmetic the class of the fifth
grade is beginning the study of deci
mals. The B class is working on the
multiplication of fractions.
In hygiene this grade is taking up,
the study of the nervous system and
the function of the brain.
The officers for the fifth grade this
week are: librarian, Jennie Swindig;
boards, Ethel Hughes, Lorena Wil
son; ball and bat, William Sch.warz;
fountain, Albert McFerrin; reports,'
Everett Crump; door tender, Frank
Anderson; waste basket, Donald
The boys of the fifth grade are go
ing to take up a collection of five
cents each in order to buy them
selves an indoor baseball.
In Curtis tests in the fourth grade
Irene Beamer is first in the A class
with twenty-six stars. Ray Coblantz
ran second with twenty-five stars.
In the B class Marshal Fell is in the
lead with seventeen stars and Edith
Marie Barlow next with fifteen stars.
In language the A class is having
story telling both oral and written.
The language work in the B class is
based around the poem, "The Village
Blacksmith," by Henry W. Longfel
low, which they intend to memorize.
In their word study, the children
are learning to use a dictionary.
The officers of the fourth grade
this week are: president Ruby
Northness; secretary, Gertriide Har
rison; board cleaners, Rosanna Far
ley, Olivia Baldwin; .flower tender,
Edith Marie Barlow; room tender,
The Christmas spirit prevails thru
out the entire grade school. The mu
sic period under the direction of Miss
Ede is being given to the practice of
beautiful Christmas carols. The
eight grades are uniting for one
Christmas program and a large tree
instead of the separate programs and
trees as has been the custom in years
previous. The grades will meet Fri
day afternoon, December 23, in the
auditorium. This will be the first
time theV grades have been able to
have an assembly due to not having
a suitable place: They are very happy
to be able to assemble at this
festive season and enjoy the beauti
ful new auditorium.
The committees appointed for this
event are: program. Miss Bennehoff
and Miss Case; decorations, Miss
Thorpe and Mr. Beighle; distribut
ing presents, Mrs. Dix and Miss Wil
son; clean-up, Miss Phelps and Mrs.
Rogers. The children will draw names
in their respective rooms and bring
a gift for the person whose name they
draw. Each room will furnish one
number for the program and it is
hoped that Santa Claus will arrive
from the northland in time to dis
tribute the gifts. Mr. Beighle is to
secure the tree and the children are
to contribute the decorations. The
parents will be invited to attend this
Junior Class Play, Dec. 20
Marjorie Clark will be welcomed
home soon by her many friends. She
expects to arrive in Heppner Sunday
and will probably remain two weeks.
Bill Mahoney, who is attending the
University of Washington at Seattle
will return about December 24 for
his Christmas vacation.
Duck Lee, one of Heppner'a old
basketball? stars, was visiting school
Monday. He accompanied the boys
to the gymnasium and watched them
Mae Kilkenny, also attending the
Washington University, will be home
about December 24. She will con
tinue her course after the holidays.
Lucille McDuffee may be home for
a few days Christmas. She is work
ing for the Sherman and Clay Music
Co. at Chehalis, Wash.
Marvin and Anna Wightman, at
tending O. A. C, expect to be home
soon aft December 19, until Jan
Luola Benge, U. of 0. student who
will arrive home Sunday, plans to
have a vacation of about eighteen
Louise Thomson will return Sun
day from Ellensburg, Wash., where
she has been attending school. She
will remain until after the Christ
Grace Buschke is planning to re
turn to high school to take a post
graduate course after the New Year.
She will probably take up bookkeep
ing. Tom Wells, working in Meier A
Frank'sJJiight garage, Portland, hopes
to be home for a short time during
the Christmas week.
.' Junior Class Play, Dec. 20
Junior Class Emblems.
The juniors are proudly displaying
their latest acquisition, which is in
the form of class pins and rings.
The design is fairly simple, but is
"quite attractive," as they term it.
The pins have a small green gold
shield on a white gold background.
A miniature white gold chain connects
a small key with the larger portion
of the pin. Engraved on the shield
is H. H. S. and on the key is a small
indicative of their graduation
The rings have only the shield with
H. H. S. on them. The "29 is omitted,
due to an error in casting. Only
three of the class purchased rings,
pins being favorites.
Junior Class Play, Dec. 20
Grils' basketball practice will beein
Wednesday, December 4th, at 8:50
o'clock. A basketball meeting was
held the past week and a large num
ber of enthusiastic girls were pre-
pared to begin practice. The girls
will practice Monday evening at 7:00
o'clock and Wednesdays and Fridays
at 3:50. Probably the seventh and
eighth grade girls will practice with
the high school girls on Wednesdays.
All girls not participating in bas
ketball will have gymnastics given
by Mrs. Smith. Gym work will take
place in the gymnasium for the girls
on Mondays and Thursdays for forty
minutes and on Fridays for twenty
minutes, because boys will have work
during that period also. Later in
the season the grade school will also
take gymnastics. .
Never before have we shown a more com
plete or prettier line of
Our Shirt line is beautiful. Prices ranging ,
from $2.50 to $5.00.
Neckwear, the largest assortment we have
ever shown $1.00 to $2.50.
Hose in the latest patterns 35c to $1.00.
Men's Scarfs in beautiful and wanted pat
terns $1.50 to $3.50.
Handkerchiefs 25c to $1.00.
You can't make a mistake when you buy
HIM something to wear. It is easy to find
something desirable for a man in a man's
Should you want something a
little out of the ordinary, come
early, well order it for you.
A Man's Store for Men
FOR THIS WEEK
Solid White Gold
Best values we have
in the store.
$15.00 RING FOR
We are showing a variety of very use
ful things for everybody. A large as
sortment of Ladies' and Men's Hand
kerchiefs, Ties, Belts, Gloves, Silk
Hose, Hand Bags, Bridge Pads, Card
Tables, Table Numbers, Fancy Powder
Puffs and Garters, Novelty Shoe Trees
and Coat Hangers; a nice line of Baby's
Silk Hoods and Caps and Knit Coats
and Jackets. Fancy Blankets, Indian
Robes and Bath Robes, Sweaters, Bla
zers and Bedroom Slippers, Hat Boxes,
Bags and Suit Cases. Other things too
numerous to mention. To see them
is to appreciate them.
Dry Goods - Shoes - Groceries
THERE COMES a time in almost
every man's life when it will mean
a, good dea to him to have the rec
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IF HE IS FAVORABLY KNOWN
at the bank, he has a distinct advant
age over the man who is not.
YOUR REPUTATION is what you
have made it through years of hon
est dealing, and your disposition to
meet your obligations promptly.
Fir& National Bank
, HEPPNER, OREGON
I MLJNSING I
Service for Men
She Will Love These Pieces of
Dainty MUNSINGWEAR Lingerie
We can almost hear the gasps of delight that will greet these adorable
underthings when feminine eyes behold them! Sheer silky lustrous
crepe de chine, trimmed with the finest hand-made lace or elaborate
hand embroidery in the most wanted pastel shades! Peach, nile, pink,
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FOR THE BOY, YOUNG MAN, OR MAN
Tie Novelty Sets
Ready-tied Bow Ties and a novelty gift in Christmas
box. Novelties consist of Agates, Knives, Cigarette
Cases, Cigarette Lighters and Harmonicas at
$1.00 and $1.50
Garter and Cigarette Case Sets.
Belt and Tie Sets.
Suspender and Garter Sets.
Ideal gifts for the man of any age.
For Baby, Wife, Sister, Mother
or Lady Friend
PURE LINEN LUNCHEON SETS - Attractive
pieces that are certain to please.
'HANDKERCHIEFS Artistically stamped or plain.
A large assortment.
GARTERS All kind sof fancy "ones.
BABY SETS With Cap, Booties and Jacket.
Pretty and reasonably priced.
BATH TOWEL SETS Always appreciated.
These are a few of the things to please her that you,
will find here.
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